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William P. Allcot, Camp Tennallytown, [Washington] D.C., to "Pa & Ma'' [his parents, Thomas and Clarissa, New York, N.Y.], 1862 February 12

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: id228753

Scope and Contents

Is glad his parents liked the picture he sent them; sent money to his brother John; will send money for his sister Anna Louise's wedding; describes the watch and address given him by the members of his unit [D Company, Anderson Zouaves]; wishes his family well; cautions mother not to overtax herself; sends his regards to his brother Henry. [Letter written on letterhead showing a rock emblazoned with the printed slogan "The Constitution and the Laws," with an eagle perched on the rock with arrows grasped by its talons and a United States flag on a flagpole stuck vertically in the rock.] 4 pages. Autographed letter signed.


  • Creation: 1862 February 12

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