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January 2, 1863

Title

January 2, 1863

Subject

Letter to Lt. James P. Smith of the Headquarters of the 1st Virginia Artillery. The letter is dated January 2, 1863, from a camp near Bowling Green, Va. The letter sends a $1224.00 contribution for the relief of the citizens of Fredericksburg. In ink on blue-lined paper; signature line missing; badly faded.

UNIT ASSOCIATION: 1st VA Artillery


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Description

Hd.qr 1st Va Arty
Camp near Bowling Green
Lt. Jas. P. Smith A.D.C. ___

Lieutenant: I send $122__ the subscription of the six companies now under my command for the Fredericksburg sufferers. It would have been larger but for the fact that the men's pay has not yet been received, and that other calls have recently been made upon their liberality. Hoping that by this means some little suffering may be relieved.

I am

Very Respy.


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Creator

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Date

January 2, 1863

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Citation

Unknown, “January 2, 1863,” Slaughter-Murray Papers, accessed July 21, 2024, http://slaughtermurray.umwhistory.org/items/show/79.