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Letter, 1862 August 4, George L. Hersum to his wife

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Author: Hersum, George L.
Abstract: Camp Near Harrison's Landing (near Petersburg, Virginia) He has been sick and lost weight. Talks about heat. (Ret) S.E. Trombley was lucky to get home when he did. "He could not stand it when we retreated. That was the hardest time we ever had. I never wish to see another such and I think we never shal." Has a sore mouth. Asks her to send medicine in the box that others are organizing to be sent to them. Asks her to send postage stamps in her letters.Civil War Collection: Acc. 2008.41 Addition: George L. Hersum Papers (Union) (Virginia), 1862-1863
Issued Date: 1862-09-04
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/20205
Citation: Civil War Collection, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.


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