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Correspondence of William White, 1863-1866.
White, William, 1819-1904.
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Vermont Historical Society Library  Misc 249  Manuscript  Vault-Manuscript 


Personal Author : White, William, 1819-1904.
Title : Correspondence of William White, 1863-1866.
Physical Description : 3 folders.
Summary :

Five letters from William White of the 10th Vermont Regiment, Co. I, to Jacob Wead, Sheldon, Vt., 1863-1864. There is also a letter from D.D. Wead, Sheldon, Vt., to "Jakey," 1866 June 5, in which he mentions the Fenians gathering in Fairfield.

Collection includes photocopies of documents in White's pension file at the National Archives.

Biographical or historical data :

William White was born in Ballintemple, Ireland, in 1819 and came to the United States ca. 1852. He became a US citizen in 1857. White enlisted as a Sergeant in Co. I, 10th Vermont Regiment, on August 9, 1862, and was promoted to 1st Sergeant on December 5, 1862. He was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant on April 2, 1864, and was wounded at Cold Harbor, Va., on June 1, 1864. He was promoted to 1st Lieutenant on August 9, 1864, and was wounded a second time on October 19, 1864, at Cedar Creek, Va. He was promoted to Captain on June 15, 1865, and was mustered out at the rank of 1st Lieutenant on June 22, 1865. He died on August 14, 1904, at Sheldon, Vt., and was buried there in the Old Cemetery.

Personal Subject : Wead, Jacob.
Corporate Subject : United States. Army. Vermont Infantry Regiment, 10th 1862-1865. Company I.
Subject Term : Fenians.
Geographic Term : United States History Civil War, 1861-1865.
Vermont History Civil War, 1861-1865.
Sheldon (Vt.) Archival resources.
Added Author : Wead, D.D.
Electronic Resource : Transcripts of letters.