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Letter, 1862 April 17, George L. Hersum to his wife

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Author: Hersum, George L.
Abstract: Camp Winfield Scott, Yorktown, Virginia Talks about his wife's and mother's health and comments that his health has been good since he's been in the army. "We are expecting a grand battle at Yorktown if the rebels do not run. I think they will not fight much. They commenced sheling us this morning." "...encamped within 3 or 4 miles of the rebels. I here that we have them surrounded. They will have to fight or serander."Civil War Collection: Acc. 2008.41 Addition: George L. Hersum Papers (Union) (Virginia), 1862-1863
Issued Date: 1862-04-17
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/20202
Citation: Civil War Collection, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.


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