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Letter from W.W. Thompson to his wife, June 2, 1861


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Summary:Letter from W.W. Thompson to his wife. Describes missing his family, his current campsite viewing Baltimore City and Chesapeake Bay, guard duty, his responsibilities, a fire fight. Requests money for postage and washing. Sends love to family, June 2, 1861.
Creator:Thompson, W. W.
Century:1801-1900
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Maryland
Temporal subject: 1861-1870
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Maryland
Topical subjects:United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
ArchivesUM location:Maryland Manuscripts collection
  • item 4514
Repository:Historical Manuscripts
Browse terms:War, Military
Personal and Family Lives
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