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1864 Jan. 25
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1864 Jan. 25
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Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
Letter, 25 January 1864, from W. T. McDougle of Company K, 126th Ohio Infantry, stationed at Brandy Station, Virginia, to Mollie thanking her for her letter, informing her that his health is good, and that he has heard from friends of his serving in the 114th Ohio in Louisiana. McDougle states that Virginia offers them nothing; they receive all food and supplies from the United States government. He mentions that he received a package for Christmas and reminisces about their last Christmas with friends before enlisting. McDougle states that there will be a big dance at division headquarters and that President Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) will be in attendance. He also states that the soldiers have built a church
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Biographical or historical data
W. T. McDougle enlisted as a private in Company K, 126th Ohio Infantry 20 August 1862 and served with his regiment through the rest of the Civil War. Wounded 6 May 1864 at the battle of Spotsylvania Court House, McDougle was promoted to corporal 1 July 1864. He was mustered out of service with his company 25 June 1865.
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
Cohasco, Inc.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000502849
Type of unit
p.

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