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William P. Allcot, in camp near Warwick Court House, Virginia to "Ma", his mother, Clarissa, New York, New York, 1862 April 28

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Author: Allcot, William P.
Abstract: Describes the damp conditions at camp; his admiration for the commanding general, Darius Nash Couch; the corduroy raod used by the Union army; condemns the Confederate killing of a Union picket; happiness that his brother Edmond received his letter; describes his recent illness; will send money home; relates suffering caused by the war to the people in the South; wants his parents not to worry about him. Including as letterhead a full-color panoramic view of the fortifications around Washington, D.C., looking South across the Potomac River, with the Anacostia River flowing into the Potomac at the left of the picture. 4 pages. Incomplete.
Issued Date: 1862-04-28
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/20252
Citation: William P. Allcot Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.

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