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Letter from William W. Fish to his father, July 27 1863

Collection Name: William W. Fish Correspondence, 1862-1863

Title: Letter from William W. Fish to his father, July 27 1863

Creator: Fish, William W.

Creator Role: Author

Accession / Call Number: 2012.070 (m)

Object ID: 2012.070.002

Date: 1863/07/27

Type of Material: textual record

Physical Description: 1 letter

Language: English

Scope and Content: Letter from William W. Fish in Snyders Bluff, MS, to his father dated July 27, 1863. Fish describes his regiment's difficult travel to Snyders Bluff. He mentions early mornings and tough terrain due to heavy rain. He goes on to discuss the news of Charleston, SC, being taken over by Union forces. He also mentions a fancy shirt he took out of Rebel supplies that he hopes to send home.

Subjects: United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865, United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns, Military deserters

Locations: Snyders Bluff (Miss.)

Organizations: United States. Army. New Hampshire Infantry Regiment, 11th (1862-1865), United States Army

Credit Line: New Hampshire Historical Society purchase.

Restrictions: Available for research.

Level Description: Item

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