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Label
1864-1865
Inclusive dates
1864-1865
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letters, 1864-1865, from Sophie Sellman (1839-1888) to her husband, John Henry Sellman (1837-1892), a paymaster in the Union Navy. Topics covered include social activities, family and local news, attendance at church services, and her desire to see her husband. There is a large amount of information concerning the Civil War, including news of men from Annapolis drafted into service, her attitudes towards secessionists in the area, the surrender of Gen. Robert E. Lee and his desire to negotiate peace, and her family's reaction to the end of the war
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Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Sophia Stockett Sellman was born on 10 April 1839, and was a resident of Annapolis, Maryland. She was married to J. Henry Sellman, acting assistant paymaster in the Union Army from 5 March 1862 to 14 November 1864. She died on 11 September 1888, and is buried at All Hallows' Episcopal Church in Anne Arundel, Maryland.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Letters
Label
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
30
Immediate source of acquisition
East Coast Books
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000498407
Type of unit
p.

Library Locations

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