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Walbridge, Charles E. (b. 1842) to his mother

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04662.007 Author/Creator: Walbridge, Charles E. (b. 1842) Place Written: Bottoms Bridge, Virginia Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1862/6/14 Pagination: 4 p.

His regiment is resting for the first time since they left Camp Scott. A band of "guerrillas" [Stuart's cavalry] attacked the railroad at Tunstall's station. Discusses his duties as a quartermaster. He now wears a private's uniform with shoulder straps and warns his mother that he looks "a little rough." He encloses a letter for Louise [GLC 4663, # 4].

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