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Terry, Robert B. (fl. 1861-1865) to Sister

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03523.08.54 Author/Creator: Terry, Robert B. (fl. 1861-1865) Place Written: Baltimore, Maryland Type: Autograph letter signed Date: December 1862 Pagination: 2 p. : envelope ; 20.6 x 26.5 cm.

Writes short letter to his sister, telling her that he is busy with his work duties. Tells her that the person delivering this letter to her is a friend of his, James McCleary. Asks that she give his friend dinner when he brings her the letter. Written on stationery with "US Army General Hospital, Newton University, Baltimore" letterhead.

Robert Terry enlisted on 4 June 1861 as a Private. He was mustered into "K" Co. PA 36th Infantry. He was discharged on 27 April 1865.

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