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Fragment of letter by Alonzo C. Farmer, 1863?
Farmer, Alonzo C., 1831-1914.
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Vermont Historical Society Library  Misc File Add--Farmer, Alonzo  Manuscript  Vault-Manuscript 

Personal Author : Farmer, Alonzo C., 1831-1914.
Title : Fragment of letter by Alonzo C. Farmer, 1863?
Physical Description : 1 letter + env.
Summary :

Fragment (pages 5-12) of a letter written by Alonzo C. Farmer of the 15th Vermont Regiment, to his family describing an escape from the Rebel Black Horse cavalry while outside Union lines. Includes patriotic envelope (stamp missing).

Biographical or historical data :

Alonzo C. Farmer from Brighton, Vt., was mustered into Co. E of the 15th Vermont Regiment October 22, 1862, and was mustered out August 5, 1863.

Related Collections : The VHS also holds two other items written by Alonzo C. Farmer: Alonzo C. Farmer diary, 1852 (MSC 212:3) and Alonzo C. Farmer letter re Sacramento, California fire, 1852 (MSA 371:9).
Corporate Subject : United States. Army. Vermont Infantry Regiment, 15th 1862-1863. Company E.
Geographic Term : United States History Civil War, 1861-1865.
Vermont History Civil War, 1861-1865.
Genre/Form : Correspondence.
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