Milton Barnes to Rhoda Barnes, November 12, 1864.

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Creator:Barnes, Milton
Title:Milton Barnes to Rhoda Barnes, November 12, 1864.

Letter to Rhoda Barnes from her husband Milton Barnes. Milton describes the difficulties encountered in travelling to his next command location (Nashville, Tennesee). During one point in the journey, the train on which he is travelling was derailed and attacked by conferderate guerillas. Barnes also describes coducting a makeshift absentee ballot for his troops as it was during 1864 Presidential Election.

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Subjects:Nashville (Tenn.) | Railroad travel | Presidents--United States--Election--1864 | 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: C0065.02.29

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