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Peter M. Abbott Civil War letters, 1862-1865.
Abbott, Peter M., 1843-1922.
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Vermont Historical Society Library  MSS-17 #2  Manuscript  Vault-Manuscript 


Personal Author : Abbott, Peter M., 1843-1922.
Title : Peter M. Abbott Civil War letters, 1862-1865.
Physical Description : 1 folder.
Summary :

About 100 letters, August 12, 1862 to May 30, 1865, from Peter M. Abbott of Barnet, Vt., while serving in Co. K of the Third Vermont Regiment. There are accounts of Fredericksburg, Gettysburg, the Wilderness, Cold Harbor, and Petersburg.

Biographical or historical data :

Peter M. Abbott of Barnet, Vt., was born May 27, 1843. He enlisted in the Third Vermont Regiment, Co. K, on August 12, 1862. He was wounded June 3, 1864, promoted to corporal and sergeant in 1864, and mustered out June 19, 1865.

Corporate Subject : United States. Army. Vermont Infantry Regiment, 3rd 1861-1865. Company K.
Subject Term : Fredericksburg, Battle of, Fredericksburg, Va., 1862.
Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863.
Wilderness, Battle of the, Va., 1864.
Cold Harbor, Battle of, Va., 1864.
Geographic Term : United States History Civil War, 1861-1865.
Vermont History Civil War, 1861-1865.
Barnet (Vt.) Archival resources.
Genre/Form : Correspondence.