Sterling Family papers
This collection consists of correspondence between Will and Tillie Sterling. During the Civil War, from February 1863 to February 1864, Will was stationed in Annapolis; for the last half of this period he was on mustering duty with the regiment there. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence from Tillie to her mother, A. V. Farquhar, in Philadelphia. The letters discuss personal and military affairs, occurrences of note, prisoners of war, slavery, and military officers and duties. Also covered in the letters are lodging, dinner parties and entertainment, travel, and disease and vaccination.
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Sterling Family papers, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.
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