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William P. Allcot, Bankes, Banks, Ford, Virginia, to his parents Thomas and Clarissa, New York, New York, 1863 May 6

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Author: Allcot, William P.
Abstract: Some 70 men of the 62nd Regiment wounded or killed charging at Fredericksburg; his wound only minor because of the protection of his haversack; his 3rd Division defeated with heavy losses; the possibility of having to fight all the way to Washington; sleeplessness and rain prevail. Letter written on letterhead showing a belt fastened to form a circle, surrounding the intertwined letters "USA" and emblazoned with the words "United We Stand Divided We Fall." 3 pages. Autographed letter signed.
Issued Date: 1863-05-06
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/20261
Citation: William P. Allcot Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.

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