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Brigham, George (fl. 1861-1863) [Collection of George and Bart Brigham] [Decimalized .01-.08]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03607 Author/Creator: Brigham, George (fl. 1861-1863) Place Written: [various places] Type: Header Record Date: 1861-1863 Pagination: 8 items

Summary of Content: Letters are from George Brigham and H. B. Brigham to their sister Lucretia. With a hand-drawn "Plan of the Battle of Fredericksburg, VA."

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Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryUnion ForcesUnion Soldier's LetterSoldier's LetterChildren and FamilyBattleBattle of Fredericksburg

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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