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Family correspondence – Williams Carter Wickham (1820-1888) with his wife, Lucy Penn Taylor Wickham (1830-1913) and young children, 1862 January-February

 File — Box: 12, Folder: 1

Scope and Contents

Wickham writes about the following topics, a story about Lt. Colonel Thomas L. Kane, commander of the Bucktail Rifles of Northern Pennsylvania and a relative (January 2, 1862); General Johnston likes Wickham’s bill for the better organization of the army (January 8, 1862); Wickham’s [enslaved?], attendant, Robin, has built a wonderful shelter for the horses in their winter camp (January 8, 1862); Wickham's return to Camp Ewell after his furlough (January 29, 1862); his disapproval of the bill in the Senate concerning the Virginia forces (February 4, 1862); and his concerns over the reorganization of his regiment (February 15, 1862).


  • Creation: 1862 January-February



1 folder(s)

Language of Materials

From the File: English

Repository Details

Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository

Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States