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Letter, 1861 July 21, George Bouton, Yorktown, Virginia, to Mollie Bouton

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Author: Bouton, George, 1817-1891
Abstract: 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."George Bouton (ca. 1817–1891), captain in the 34th Virginia Infantry.
Issued Date: 1861-07-21
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/18882
Citation: Letter, George Bouton, Yorktown, [Virginia], to Mollie Bouton, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.

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