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William [P.] Allcot, in camp near Warwick Courthouse [VA], to his brother [Edmond, New York, N.Y.], 1862 April 15

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: id228756

Scope and Contents

Describes the fighting around Yorktown, as well as the Confederate breastworks; his ill health; expresses affection for his family; expresses incredulity over the willingness of the Confederates to burn their own homes; expresses determination that the Union government not compromise with the Confederacy; describes the wet ground conditions in camp. 4 pages. Autographed letter signed.


  • Creation: 1862 April 15

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