The Resource !UNKNOWN LABEL

!UNKNOWN LABEL

Label
1861 July 8
Inclusive dates
1861 July 8
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letter, 8 July 1861, from an unidentified soldier in the 3rd Maine Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Company A, to his father. At the time of writing, the soldier's unit was encamped on a hill near Alexandria, Virginia. He wrote of their recent march from Washington, D.C., and of his time on guard duty; rumors of impending attacks by Confederate soldiers on Union pickets; hearing remarks by President Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) and various government and military officials on 4 July 1861; and the anticipation of an upcoming offensive after the arrival of additional regiments
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Letter
Label
!UNKNOWN LABEL
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
4
Immediate source of acquisition
Historical Collectible Auctions
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001540443
Type of unit
p.

Library Locations

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