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George Bouton Letter to Mollie Bouton

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Identifier: SC 00617
Scope and Contents Letter from Captain George Bouton to his seven-year-old daughter Mollie from Yorktown, Virginia during the American Civil War. He describes the condition of Yorktown as "an old and dilapidated town", General Daniel Harvey Hill as a commander, describing some of the local families in Yorktown including the Fry family, and having a "free Negro from Madison County for a servant, a very indifferent cook & indifferent servant [in] everyday."

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  • Subject: Yorktown (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 X
  • Names: Bouton, George X