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W[illia]m P. Allcot, Camp Tennallytown, Washington, D.C. to "Ma & Pa" [his parents, Thomas and Clarissa, New York, N.Y.], 1862 January 16

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: id228752

Scope and Contents

Acknowledges the receipt of January 11 letter from his parents; tells of the possibility of a furlough; acknowledges the receipt of letters from his brother [Edmond]; complains of the men in his regiments wasting money on drink; discusses the error of the Southern cause; expresses admiration for Abraham Lincoln. 2 pages. Autographed letter signed.


  • Creation: 1862 January 16

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From the Collection: 0.40 Cubic Feet