Slaughter-Murray Papers

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March 28, 1863

Title

March 28, 1863

Subject

Letter from J. Warren Slaughter [brother] to Mayor Slaughter, dated 28MAR1863, Richmond, VA. Introduction to Col. Ball, "The Hero of Fredericksburg," and request to help him get to Stafford. In ink on a blue sheet. Heavily creased, but in good condition.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - EMINENT FIGURE ASSOCIATION: Slaughter, J.W.


-Information provided by the courtesy of the National Park Service

Description

Richmond, Va Mar 28, 1863

M. Slaughter, Esq. Mayor

Dear Sir,

This will introduce to you Our friend Col. Ball “the hero of Fredericksburg” as we term him. He visits Fredericksburg en route to Stafford in ______ and may need your aid & advice. Any assistance you may be able to render him will be duly appreciated by him and gratefully acknowledged by

yours Most Truly
J. Warren Slaughter

Col B. may need some assistance in getting a conveyance. Please show him if/of you can in this and in every other respect.

J.W.S

-Transcript provided by the courtesy of the National Park Service

Creator

J. Warren Slaughter

Date

March 28, 1863

Files

Collection

Citation

J. Warren Slaughter, “March 28, 1863,” Slaughter-Murray Papers, accessed April 17, 2024, http://slaughtermurray.umwhistory.org/items/show/86.