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Wells, Hiram C. (fl. 1825-1900) Regarding the estate of his late brother Sidney

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03131.15.03 Author/Creator: Wells, Hiram C. (fl. 1825-1900) Place Written: Michigan Type: Autograph document signed Date: 22 November 1856 Pagination: 4 p. ;

People: Wells, Hiram C., 1825-1899

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryUnion ForcesSoldier's DiaryLawCavalryBattleDisasterMaritimePrisoner of WarPrison Camp

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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