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!UNKNOWN LABEL

Label
1862 Jan. 18
Inclusive dates
1862 Jan. 18
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letter, 18 January 1862, from Algernon Sidney Wade (1840-1899) of Company H, 27th Virginia Infantry to his brother, possibly Horace Wade (b. 1835), in Lexington, Virginia, describing his regiment's march from Winchester, Virginia, to Romney, (West) Virginia, through rain, sleet and snow. He describes Romney and details the weather
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Biographical or historical data
Algernon Sidney Wade was born 16 March 1840 in Lexington, Virginia, to Thomas Morrell Wade (ca. 1797-1854) and Mary Bear Wade (ca. 1802-1875). He was deputy clerk of the Circuit Court in Lexington in 1860. When the Civil War began, he enlisted in Company H, 27th Virginia Infantry as a corporal 18 April 1861. He was promoted to sergeant 28 May 1861, but was reduced to private 31 October 1861. Wade was discharged for an unspecified reason 20 July 1862. He reenlisted in Company B, 12th Virginia Cavalry 1 September 1863. After the war, Wade was a hardware merchant in Baltimore, Maryland, and in Lexington. He was a member of the Lee-Jackson Camp of Confederate Veterans. Wade died in Lexington 3 June 1899 and was buried in Stonewall Jackson Cemetery.
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Vi
Form designation
Letter
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!UNKNOWN LABEL
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
4
Immediate source of acquisition
Brian and Maria Green, Inc.
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000503008
Type of unit
leaves.

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