Archive Record

Object Name Image, Digital
Catalog Number 2015.001.099
Collection Matthew C. Miller Digital Collection
Description Digitized letter from William Lenon to his parents, Wilson and Belisa Lenon, dated October 18, 1864. William has been diagnosed with pneumonia and is writing from the hospital, letting his parents know that he is feeling well and should be out in ten days. He mentions that the Rebs captured blankets and tents that were sent from Bridgeport and that they are having to do without them until a new shipment arrives. He asks his parents to write as he hasn't heard from them in a month.

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Date 1864
Dates of Creation October 18, 1864
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Accession number 2015.001