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Thomas J. Woodward Letter to his Sister

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00598

Scope and Contents

Letter from Thomas J. Woodward, on the Iron Clad "Atlanta", James River, Va, to his sister about fighting along the James River against the Rebels.  "...a brief accounty of how I am getting along up here among the Rebels.  The "Atlanta" has been the great stand by or in other words the Iron Clad reserve when there is trouble any where...I am now laying close up under the fire of two heavy Rebel Beteris but concealed from them by a lump of trees..." " I can see all the spires in Richmond and the lower front of the city..."  February 28, 1865.

Dates

  • 1865 February 28

Language of Materials

English

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Acquisition Information:

Purchase with Presson Fund.
Title
Guide to the Thomas J. Woodward Letter to his Sister
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Staff.
Date
2012-08-06
Language of description
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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