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Oliver H. Sargent Letter

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Author: Sargent, Oliver H.
Issued Date: 1862-04-20
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/10288/24579
Citation: Oliver H. Sargent Letter, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Description: Letter from Oliver H. Sargent in Yorktown Plains, Virginia to a friend, Hoyt, regarding a battle during the opening seige of Yorktown in which his unit, the 22nd Massachusetts participated. The collection includes a cabinet photograph of Oliver Sargent in uniform. Sargent was possibly killed in action by a Confederate landmine, one of the first Union soldiers to be killed in that manner.

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