Authors

A. G. Curtin

Publication Date

7-9-1864

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Letter sent by Pennsylvania Governor A. G. Curtin to Judge Thomas White from Harrisburg on July 9, 1864. Curtin writes that Judge White's son Harry is believed to have escaped from a Confederate prison in Salisbury, North Carolina. Nothing has been heard from Harry since the time of his escape, however, so Curtin is not sure if he was successful in reaching the Union's lines or not.

Identifier

WC98.119.01

Keywords

Curtin, Andrew Gregg, 1817-1894, Correspondence. Pennsylvania. Governor (1860-1864 : Curtin). White, Thomas, 1799-1866. White, Harry L., 1834-1920, Military service. Salisbury Prison (N.C.). Prisoner-of-war escapes, Union, History, Personal narrative

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The digitized images of letters, photographs, and other items from the White Collection in the “Indiana, Pennsylvania in the Civil War” exhibit are the property of the Historical and Genealogical Society of Indiana County, Pa. These images may only be used for non-commercial, educational purposes under “Fair Use” guidelines. For additional information contact: HGSIC, 621 Wayne Avenue, Indiana, Pa. 15701; (724) 463-9600. Email ichistoricalsociety@gmail.com.

Source

The Historical and Genealogical Society of Indiana County, PA; White Collection.

Letter from A. G. Curtin to Thomas White, July 9, 1864

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