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1864 July 1
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1864 July 1
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letter, 1 July 1864, from Jonathan W. Furman (b. ca. 1837) of Company E, 102nd Pennsylvania Infantry, to his wife describing camp life near Petersburg, Virginia, during the siege of that town, including the regiment's role in tearing up the tracks of the Weldon and Petersburg Railroad. He states that "little things" will never bother him again and that he has withstood the hardships of the war. Furman writes that one soldier stood a two hour guard after a long march, then died right after
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Biographical or historical data
Jonathan W. Furman was born about 1837 in Indiana County, Pennsylvania. He was drafted 13 July 1863 and was mustered into Company E, 102nd Pennsylvania, on 14 July 1863. He was promoted to corporal 1 March 1865 and was mustered out 28 June 1865.
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Vi
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Letter
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  • The Library of Virginia
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4
Immediate source of acquisition
Brian and Maria Green, Inc.
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000502697
Type of unit
p.

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