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Dewey, Orville S. to Mary "Mollie" McLean

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02161.034 Author/Creator: Dewey, Orville S. Place Written: Harrison's Landing, Virginia Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 14 July 1862 Pagination: 4 p. ; 24.8 x 19.7 cm.

Summary of Content: If anything bad happens, he has arranged it so that she will hear it in a telegram first and not in the paper. He got paid and is sending money home.

People: Dewey, Orville

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Soldier's LetterMilitary HistoryCivil WarUnion ForcesUnion Soldier's LetterTelegraphJournalismSoldier's PayFinanceChildren and Family

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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