Authors

Mary Durang

Publication Date

1-6-1865

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Letter sent by Mary Durang to her brother Judge Thomas White on January 6, 1865. Mary writes that she wishes Richard and Harry, Judge White's sons, would leave the Army. She notes that Richard is not even well suited to the army because he has a great sense of justice and sometimes has trouble following orders. She states that the boys' time in the army has been hard on both their parents, especially their mother. Richard's wife has also been negatively affected by her husband's enlistment.

Identifier

WC98.129.01

Keywords

White, Thomas, 1799-1866. White, Harry L., 1834-1920. White, Richard, 1826-1865, Biography. Durang, Mary White, d. 1880, Correspondence. United States, History, Civil War, 1861-1865, Social aspects. United States, History, Civil War, 1861-1865, Sourc

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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.

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

Letter from Mary Durang to Thomas White, January 6, 1865

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