John M. Young to Rosetta R. Young, August 2, 1862

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Creator:Young, John M.
Title:John M. Young to Rosetta R. Young, August 2, 1862
Description:

Letter to Rosetta Young from husband John M. Young. Young describes his life in the Army at this point. He mentions that as a sageant, he is paid $17/month. His unit had seen battle and lost several men in a recent action. He also mentions rumors regarding Union Army General John Pope and his unit. On the last page he includes a hand-drawn map of his unit's location.

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Types:Text
Subjects:Richmond (Va.) | Pope, John, 1822-1892 | United States, Virginia, 37.431573, -78.656894
Collection:George Mason University
Institution:George Mason University
Contributors:George Mason University. Libraries. Special Collections & Archives
Original Material:

For more information about this collection, see the Guide to the Alexander Haight family collection, 1764-1977: http://sca.gmu.edu/finding_aids/haight.html. The original version of this digital copy can be found in Collection.Box.Folder number: C0159.01.13

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Persistent Link to Item:http://hdl.handle.net/1920/6457