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

 File — Box: 12, Folder: 2

Scope and Contents

Topics include the alarm of the people in the area north of the Rappahannock where people are abandoning their homes and "Negroes" or enslaved laborers are going northward by the hundreds (March 14, 1862); bivouacking comfortably near Brandy Station (April 4, 1862); and reports that their new location is twelve miles below Williamsburg and five miles from Yorktown at “Blows Mill” and that they are short on provisions (April 18, 22 and 24, 1862).


  • Creation: 1862 March-April



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