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William P. Allcot, Camp Tennallytown, Washington, D.C., to his brother, Edmond [New York, N.Y.], 1862 March 25

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: id228755

Scope and Contents

Asks about his mother's health after her fall; discusses the possibility of his death in battle; his belief in the Union cause; his past illness; names commanders of his division [1st] General [Darius Nash] Coutch [sic] [Couch] and of his brigade [1st] General [John James] Peck; the arrest and release of his unit's [62nd Regiment Infantry] commanding Colonel [J. Lafayette Riker]; the imminent march of his regiment. Including autographed signed letter from W[illiam] C. Allcot, Newport News, Virginia, to his brother, E[dmond] C. Allcot, 1 April 1862, informing him that he may be written at Newport News, and saying that "I have seen the boys at Fort Munrow [Monroe] they are all well." 4 pages. Autographed signed letter.


  • Creation: 1862 March 25

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