Civil War letter
Scope and Contents
Civil War letter written from the homefront, Lynchburg, Virginia, 1865, March 26, 0.03 cubic feet, "Jennie C" laments about the recent weather of snow and cold and talks aobut her studies and her love of school. She discusses daily activities and notes that her cousin is " having a gay time, going to parties and balls" in Salisbury, and that her own life is quite dreary lately with bad weather, bad food, and the cruel war.
- Creation: 1864 March 26
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The collection is open for research use.
0.03 Cubic Feet (One folder in a document box BW 10.)
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was purchased from Jordan Antiques & Antiquarian Books by the Small Special Collections Library at the University of Virginia on October 19,2016.
- Civil War letter
- Ellen Welch
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