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William Hogan Civil War letters, 1862-1865.
Hogan, William.
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Library Call Number Copy Material Location
Vermont Historical Society Library  MSA 268:6-8  Manuscript  Vault-Manuscript 


Personal Author : Hogan, William.
Title : William Hogan Civil War letters, 1862-1865.
Physical Description : 3 folders.
General Note : Transcription available online.
The VHS collection also holds a uncased tintype of William Hogan (FB-27).
Summary :

A collection of eight Civil War letters sent by William Hogan to his son, Thomas, in the Forest Dale section of Brandon, Vermont, 1862-1865. The collection also includes one letter sent to Thomas Hogan by his friend, David W. Clarke, of Addison, Vermont.

These letters are unusual in that William Hogan, although a Vermonter, was not serving in a Vermont unit. He served in Company H of the 2nd Delaware Infantry. He enlisted November 6, 1861; was captured at Petersburg, Va., June 16, 1864; was released from Andersonville Prison April 28, 1865; returned to his unit; and was mustered out May 31, 1865. After the war he and his family moved to New York state.

The collection also includes a folder of photocopies of documents relating to William Hogan's service in the 2nd Delaware Infantry.

Corporate Subject : United States. Army. Delaware Infantry Regiment, 2nd 1861-1864.
Subject Term : Soldiers Vermont Correspondence.
Geographic Term : Delaware History Civil War (1861-1865).
Vermont History Civil War, 1861-1865 Personal narratives.
Brandon (Vt.) Archival resources.
Genre/Form : Letters correspondence.
Transcripts.
Added Author : Clarke, David W.
Electronic Resource : Click here for transcripts of the letters.