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!UNKNOWN LABEL

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1863 Dec. 16
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1863 Dec. 16
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Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
Letter, 16 December 1863, from William J. Self (1837-1900), Wayside Hospital, Bristol, Virginia, to his sister, Sallie Self, and Mollie Pavey, in Bowling Green, Virginia, telling them of Federal troops marching on Salem, Virginia, noting that Confederate troops are at Knoxville, Tennessee, and stating that there are not many men at the hospital where he is superintending the dining room. Self also includes a note and poem to Mollie Pavey hoping she does not marry before he returns
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Biographical or historical data
William J. Self (1837-1900) resided in Caroline County, Virginia, and served in the Confederate army during the Civil War. After the war, he returned to Caroline County and worked in a carriage factory. Self married Mary F. "Mollie" Pavey (1849-1915) 24 December 1867, and they had at least four children. Self died in Caroline County and was buried there, but was reinterred in in Oakwood Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia, in 1915.
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Vi
Form designation
Letter
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!UNKNOWN LABEL
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
2
Immediate source of acquisition
Minor, Marian Thomas
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000489965
Reproduction note
Photostats (positive).
Type of unit
leaves.

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