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Letter sent by Judge Thomas White to his wife Catherine. White writes that his son Harry continues to be held as a prisoner by the Confederate Army. He was going to be exchanged, but the Confederates cancelled the deal. Judge White believes that the Confederates wish to trade Harry for a higher ranking prisoner. He reports that he has recently been in contact with Governor Curtin and a few others regarding an important prisoner being held at Fort Warren. He believes that the Confederates may be willing to exchange Harry for this man.
White, Harry L., 1834-1920. Prisoners of War, Union, Virginia, Libby, 1860-1870. Libby Prison. United States, History, Civil War, 1861-1865, Prisoners and prisons. Fort Warren (Mass.) United States, History, Civil War, 1861-1865, Sources. White, Thomas
White, Thomas, "Letter from Thomas White to Catherine White, November 30, 1863" (1863). Indiana, Pennsylvania in the Civil War. 73.
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