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!UNKNOWN LABEL

Label
1863 Jan. 25
Inclusive dates
1863 Jan. 25
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letter, 25 January 1863, from Herbert E. Carpenter of Company H, 21st Connecticut Infantry camped outside of Fredericksburg, Virginia, to his friend Martin commenting on shirkers from duty who are forced to wash, collect fire wood, or do other chores; also commenting on soldiers' cleanliness and lice; mentioning other soldiers from home in the regiment; and detailing the Army of Potomac's infamous "Mud March" after the battle of Fredericksburg which led to General Ambrose Burnside's being relieved. He adds that the division of General William Franklin suffered greatly in the march and that its artillery is still stuck in the mud
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Herbert E. Carpenter was a private in Company H, 21st Connecticut Infantry.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Letter
Label
!UNKNOWN LABEL
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
2
Immediate source of acquisition
Cohasco, Inc.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000502705
Type of unit
p.

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