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!UNKNOWN LABEL

Label
1864 June 21
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1864 June 21
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letter, 21 June 1864, written by Joseph R. Foreman (b. ca. 1839), while he was serving with the 126th Ohio Infantry near Petersburg, to his wife in Canal Fulton, Stark County, Ohio. Foreman writes about his company's marching from Bermuda Hundred, skirmishing and picket duty in which they are engaged, and his promotion to corporal. He also writes about sending a piece of wood from "Powhatan Oak," the tree under which, according to legend, Pocahontas saved the life of Capt. John Smith
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Biographical or historical data
Joseph R. Foreman was born ca. 1839 in Ohio. He was mustered into the 126th Ohio Infantry on 4 September 1862, and was later promoted to corporal. He was discharged for wounds he suffered at Flint Hill, Virginia. After the war, Foreman was a carpenter in Carroll County, Ohio.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Letter
Label
!UNKNOWN LABEL
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
3
Immediate source of acquisition
Hanselmann, Charles F.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001528781
Type of unit
p.

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