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T.S. Hodgson Letter to Joseph Hodgson

Identifier: SC 00616

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Letter from T.S. Hodgson, a soldier from Company E, 105th Regiment,  Pennsylvania Volunteers,  to his uncle describing the town of Yorktown, Virginia during the Siege of Yorktown in the American Civil War. He described how he just go out of the hospital, firing shots against the rebels at the pickets, General McClellan as the head of the army, and not receiving a package from his uncle.


  • Creation: 1862 April 14

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Acquisition Information:

Acc. 2013.287 was received by Special Collections in November 2013.

Physical Description

20.5 cm x 13 cm

Processing Information:

Accessioned and minimally processed by Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist, in November 2013.

Guide to the T.S. Hodgson Letter to Joseph Hodgson
Finding Aid Authors: Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist.
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The collection description/finding aid is written in English

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