Milton Barnes to Rhoda Barnes, April 22, 1862.

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Creator:Barnes, Milton
Title:Milton Barnes to Rhoda Barnes, April 22, 1862.

Letter to Rhoda Barnes from her husband Milton Barnes. Milton mentions hardships the 62nd Ohio Volunteers regiment is facing including lack of supplies and poor living conditions. General "Stonewall" Jackson, Colonel Ashby, and Major General John C. Frémont are mentioned as well as the Battle of Yorktown. On a domestic note, Barnes communicates his hopes that money he has sent will soon arrive at Rhoda's door and in turn he is looking forward to receiving letters written by her hand.

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Subjects:Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.) | New Market (Va.) | Ashby, Turner, 1828-1862 | United States, Virginia, 37.431573, -78.656894
Collection:George Mason University
Institution:George Mason University
Contributors:George Mason University. Libraries. Special Collections Research Center
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For more information about this collection, see the Guide to the Milton Barnes papers, 1853-1891: The original version of this digital copy can be found in Collection.Box.Folder number: C0065.01.14

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