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!UNKNOWN LABEL

Label
1862 Apr. 20
Inclusive dates
1862 Apr. 20
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letter, 20 April 1862, from Thomas W. [__], of the United States Navy, to his mother describing a run his flotilla made to Fredericksburg, Virginia, to try to prevent Confederate forces from burning some vessels. The information had been given by runaway slaves. He states they were too late to prevent the burning, and that Confederate forces had burned other vessels and some bridges during a retreat. Union troops, under General Irvin McDowell had also arrived in Fredericksburg. The flotilla has captured other vessels on the Rappahannock River. Lier[?] comments that the girls of Fredericksburg are very pretty. He regrets that they are returning to the Potomac River
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Action
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Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Letter
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!UNKNOWN LABEL
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
2
Immediate source of acquisition
Brian and Maria Green, Inc.
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000502735
Type of unit
p.

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