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W. W. Parker letter

Label
W. W. Parker letter, 1864 Oct. 27
Title
W. W. Parker letter
Inclusive dates
1864 Oct. 27
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letter, 27 October 1864, from W. W. Parker with the Union X Corps in Henrico County, Virginia, to his wife stating that he will have to stay with the army for a while as it appears it is about to move, possibly on Richmond. Parker describes the destruction of the country home of the man who owned Libby Prison and sees it as payment for owning slaves. Parker notes skirmishing in the area and adds that Confederates say that they've broken through Union lines
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Cataloging source
VIC
Label
W. W. Parker letter
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
4
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Raynors' Historical Collectible Auction
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001693164
Type of unit
p.

Library Locations

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