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Dodge, Nelson E. (fl. 1862-1864) to Esther Ann Kinney

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02162.01 Author/Creator: Dodge, Nelson E. (fl. 1862-1864) Place Written: Virginia Type: Autograph letter Date: [29] April 1862 Pagination: 4 p. ; 23.7 x 18.1 cm.

Summary of Content: re: He describes marching through the mud during the Peninsula and Valley campaign in Virginia [Spring 1862]. He describes his location near the revolutionary site of Yorktown on the James River and reports that the "Rebbles are leaving and going back in to ther back intrenchments."

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Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarUnion ForcesUnion Soldier's LetterBattleMilitary HistorySoldier's LetterRevolutionary WarConfederate States of AmericaBattle (Siege, Surrender) of Yorktown

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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