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William P. Allcot, Camp Lincoln, Washington, D.C., to his parents [Thomas and Clarissa, New York, New York], 1861 September 25

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: id228750

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Acknowledges receiving a letter from his brother, Edmond, and writes of his letter to him; expresses appreciation to his parents for all that they have done for him; tells of the capture of Union Colonel [James Adelbert] Mulligan and the possibility of battle; describes his physical accomodations. [Letter written on letterhead showing a woman wearing a dress made of the United States flag and carrying a United States flag, while pointing and with one foot placed on a world globe, all surrounded by the emblazoned words "Onward to Victory. 1776. 1861."] 3 pages, Autographed letter signed.


  • Creation: 1861 September 25

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