Milton Barnes to Rhoda Barnes, April 5, 1865.

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Creator:Barnes, Milton
Title:Milton Barnes to Rhoda Barnes, April 5, 1865.

Letter to Rhoda Barnes from her husband Milton Barnes. Milton dicusses the fall of both Richmond and Petersburg VA to the Union Army. He also discusses General Robert E. Lees retreat from Richmond southwestward to unite with fellow conferderate General Joseph E. Johnston in North Carolina.

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Subjects:Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 | Johnston, Joseph E. (Joseph Eggleston), 1807-1891 | Richmond (Va.) | 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: C0065.02.76

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