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

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03523.08.78 Author/Creator: Terry, Robert B. (fl. 1861-1865) Place Written: Baltimore, Maryland Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 7 August 1863 Pagination: 1 p. : envelope ; 20.7 x 13.2 cm.

Summary of Content: Relays to his sister in a short note that she should "telegraph immediately" if something changes with their father's poor health. Written on stationery with "US Army General Hospital, Newton University, Baltimore" letterhead.

Background Information: 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.

People: Terry, Robert B., fl. 1861-1865

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryUnion ForcesUnion Soldier's LetterSoldier's LetterChildren and FamilyHealth and MedicalHospitalTelegraph

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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