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William P. Allcot, camp near Falmouth, Virginia, to "Ma & Pa" his parents, Thomas and Clarissa, New York, New York, 1863 May 9

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Author: Allcot, William P.
Abstract: Was slightly wounded at the battle of Fredericksburg; going to the rear for treatment; his 62nd suffered 130 casualties; his 6th Corps driven back from the heights of Fredericksburg by the Confederate; two companies of his regiment taken prisoner and 160 men killed, wounded, or prisoners; General Joseph Hooker's plan of attack should have worked; conscription should be enforced; wishes the family well, and his parents should write him concerning money he sent; rheumatism and his wound affect him minimally; wants to know if his parents have heard from him. 4 pages. Autographed letter signed.
Issued Date: 1863-05-09
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/20262
Citation: William P. Allcot Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.

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