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Letters of the Leftwich family, 1843-1863.

Author: Thomas Franklin; Robert Lemmon
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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The letters chiefly convey family nes. Other topics include the sale of slaves, 1849; names and locations of family slaves hired out, some to a railroad near Abingdon, Va., 1856; the retreat from Harper's Ferry, where a relative was taken prisoner, 1862; army life and the war around Richmond, November 1862; and possible future of the 42nd Virginia Regiment, Second Brigade, Trimble's Division, May 15, 1863. Lt.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Letters (Correspondence)
History
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, Confederate
Named Person: Leftwich family.; Leftwich family.
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Franklin; Robert Lemmon
OCLC Number: 48759594
Description: 7 items.
Other Titles: Leftwich family letters

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The letters chiefly convey family nes. Other topics include the sale of slaves, 1849; names and locations of family slaves hired out, some to a railroad near Abingdon, Va., 1856; the retreat from Harper's Ferry, where a relative was taken prisoner, 1862; army life and the war around Richmond, November 1862; and possible future of the 42nd Virginia Regiment, Second Brigade, Trimble's Division, May 15, 1863. Lt. Robert Lemmon of the 42nd Regiment and Thomas Franklin, [of the 2nd Regiment?] are correspondents.

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