Letter from William Gustin Lowry to Rhoda Stone Lowry,  April 9, 1862

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Letter from William Gustin Lowry to Rhoda Stone Lowry, April 9, 1862

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Letter dated April 9 sent from William Gustin Lowry (Gus) to his mother Rhoda Stone Lowry from a camp near Yorktown. He left a camp near "Fortress" Monroe [Fort Monroe, Va.] a day earlier. Gus reports some skirmishes and that there is a large Union force.

Identifier

MG 130 Box 2 1862 April 12

Keywords

Heintzelman, Samuel Peter, 1805-1880, Military service. McClellan, George Brinton, 1826-1885, Military service. Fort Monroe (Va.), History, Civil War, 1861-1865. Yorktown (Va.), History, Siege, 1862, Personal narratives. Lowry, William Gustin, 1836-1863

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The digitized images of letters, photographs, and other items from the Moorhead and Civil War Soldiers Collections in the "Indiana, Pennsylvania in the Civil War" exhibit are the property of the Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Special Collections and

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Indiana University of Pennsylvania Special Collections and University Archives; Moorhead Collection

Letter from William Gustin Lowry to Rhoda Stone Lowry,  April 9, 1862

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