Rhoda Barnes to Milton Barnes, April 11, 1865.

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Creator:Barnes, Rhoda
Title:Rhoda Barnes to Milton Barnes, April 11, 1865.

Letter to Milton Barnes from his wife Rhoda Barnes. Rhoda writes about her reaction to the news of Lees surrender. Seeing that others celebrated by consuming alcohol, she tells Milton that she did not and makes perfectly clear her disdain for alcohol and persons who use it. She also expresses distaste for Union Army general William Tecumseh Sherman. Finally, she details other news regarding their hometown and family.

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Subjects:Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 | Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891 | Alcohol | United States, Virginia, 37.431573, -78.656894
Collection:George Mason University
Institution:George Mason University
Contributors:George Mason University. Libraries. Special Collections & Archives
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For more information about this collection, see the Guide to the Milton Barnes papers, 1853-1891: http://sca.gmu.edu/finding_aids/barnes.html. The original version of this digital copy can be found in Collection.Box.Folder number: C0065.02.80

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Persistent Link to Item:http://hdl.handle.net/1920/6290