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!UNKNOWN LABEL

Label
1865 Mar. 31
Inclusive dates
1865 Mar. 31
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letter, 31 March 1865, written by Jerome Swift (b. ca. 1845) at Reams Station, Virginia while serving with the 1st New York Engineers, to his brother. He writes about his regiment's long marches around Petersburg and Hatcher's Run, his duties unloading the dead and wounded from ambulances at Reams Station, the transport of captured prisoners, and the heavy fighting that is taking place
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Jerome Swift was born ca. 1845. He was the son of Zacheus Swift and Mary Lane of Otsego County, New York. He enlisted on 3 September 1864 at Norwich, New York and was mustered into Company E of the 1st New York Engineers. Following the war, he returned to Otsego County and resided in the town of Maryland.
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
001539760
Type of unit
p.

Library Locations

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