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Robert R. Ritchie, Mobile, Alabama, to Thomas Ritchie, Washington D.C., 1847 June 18

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 218
Identifier: id90040

Scope and Contents

Scope and Contents

"Uncertainties of war"; mention of General Brooke; medical inspection of 80 men and rejection of 9; need to justify the reasons for rejecting the 9; entertainment of some soldiers; reference to Robert as "a son of old Tom's"; mention of Col. Wilson; possibility of traveling to Vera Cruz or New Orleans; questions about the family. 3 pp. ALS.


  • Creation: 1847 June 18


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From the Collection: 6.50 Linear Feet

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