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!UNKNOWN LABEL

Label
1862 Apr. 27
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1862 Apr. 27
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letter, 27 April 1862, from George Bills (d. 1862) of Company C, 6th Vermont Infantry, camped near Yorktown, Virginia, to his friend Calvin in Vermont, commenting on camplife and soldiering. He states that the army is raising breastworks and that sharpshooters fire at anyone who shows his head. Bills writes that soldiers often talk about when they will be heading home and that he expects they will be paid soon. Bills also sends Calvin a power of attorney and some apple tree seeds. He asks Calvin to send a fine comb because of lice and ticks. There is also a transcript
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Action
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  • Described
Biographical or historical data
George Bills of Norwich, Vermont, enlisted in Company C, 6th Vermont Infantry as a private 19 October 1861 and was mustered into service 31 October 1861. He died of disease 2 December 1862.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Letter
Label
!UNKNOWN LABEL
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
1
Immediate source of acquisition
Brian and Maria Green, Inc.
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000502696
Type of unit
  • leaf and 4
  • p.

Library Locations

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