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Edward S. Manley Civil War letter, 1863.
Manley, Edward S., 1841-1877.
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Vermont Historical Society Library  MSC 210:48  Manuscript  Vault-Manuscript 


Personal Author : Manley, Edward S., 1841-1877.
Title : Edward S. Manley Civil War letter, 1863.
Physical Description : 1 item.
Summary :

Transcript of a letter, dated July 5, 1863, written by Edward S. Manley to his family while he was on picket duty following the Battle of Gettysburg. In it he describes the march to Gettysburg, the movements of his regiment during the battle, the terrible shelling and the aftermath of the battle.

Biographical or historical data :

Edward S. Manley, the son of William and Betsey (Penfield) Manley, was born on January 6, 1841 in Pittsford, Vermont. He enlisted on August 27, 1862 in Company A, Fourteenth Vermont Volunteer Regiment. He was mustered out July 30, 1863. Three months later he reenlisted in Company F, Seventeenth Vermont Volunteer Regiment and was mustered out July 14, 1865. He died in California in 1877.

Corporate Subject : United States. Army. Vermont Infantry Regiment, 14th 1862-1863. Company A.
Subject Term : Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863.
Soldiers Vermont Correspondence.
Geographic Term : Vermont History Civil War, 1861-1865 Personal narratives.
Genre/Form : Letters correspondence.