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Letter from Alonzo W. Phillips to Hannah Folsom, November 7, 1861

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Alternate title:Letter, November 7, 1861
Summary:Letter from Alonzo W. Phillips to Hannah Folsom, November 7, 1861. Phillips's letters detail camp life, his time garrisoned near the Potomac River, and his feelings on the war. In his November 7, 1861 letter, Alonzo provides a detailed description of what he experienced during the Battle of Ball's Bluff near Leesburg, Virginia.
Creator:Phillips, Alonzo W.
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Maryland
Place of origin – Settlement:Poolesville
Temporal subject: 1861-10-22
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Loudon County
Topical subjects: United States. Army -- Military life
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Ball's Bluff, Battle of, Va., 1861
Phillips, Alonzo W. -- Correspondence
Folsom, Hannah -- Correspondence
ArchivesUM location:Alonzo W. Phillips Papers
  • accession ARCV 2011-126
Repository:Historical Manuscripts
Browse terms:War, Military
Copyright holder:Public domain
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