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Wright, E. to Miller A. Wright

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02691.11.105 Author/Creator: Wright, E. Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: no date Pagination: 1 p. ; 20.2 x 12.8 cm.

Summary of Content: Miller's stepmother writes to tell him that she has sent him food and to ask him to write more often. She thinks she will go to Richmond soon.

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Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryConfederate States of AmericaConfederate Soldier's LetterSoldier's LetterChildren and FamilyWoman AuthorWomen's HistoryDiet and nutritionMilitary Provisions

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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