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Letters of Rollin M. Green, 1862.
Green, Rollin M.
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Vermont Historical Society Library  MSS-27 #59  Manuscript  Vault-Manuscript 


Personal Author : Green, Rollin M.
Title : Letters of Rollin M. Green, 1862.
Physical Description : 1 folder (2 letters).
Summary :

Civil War letters written by Rollin M. Green of the 7th Vermont Regiment, to Royal D. King, Benson, Vt. One is dated July 12, 1862, opposite Vicksburg, and says that the canal they are digging will be a failure; the second is dated September 2, 1862, and tells about Gen. Butler's order that the 7th Vermont not carry their colors because of their bad behavior at the Battle of Baton Rouge, and his defense of the regiment.

Biographical or historical data :

Rollin M. Green of Poultney, Vt., enlisted as a Corporal with Co. I, 7th Vermont Regiment, on January 9, 1862. He was promoted to Sergeant on July 3, 1862, and on October 9, 1862 he was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant. On March 1, 1863 he was transferred to Co. H and promoted to 1st Lieutenant. He was reduced in rank on May 1, 1865, and was mustered out of service on August 23, 1865. He is buried in the National Cemetery at Barrancas, Fla.

Personal Subject : King, Royal D., 1823-1904.
Corporate Subject : United States. Army. Vermont Infantry Regiment, 7th 1862-1866.
Geographic Term : United States History Civil War, 1861-1865.
Vermont History Civil War, 1861-1865.