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Walbridge, Charles E. (b. 1842) to Louise Walbridge

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04663.62 Author/Creator: Walbridge, Charles E. (b. 1842) Place Written: Roanoke Island, Virginia Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 3 May 1865 Pagination: 4 p.

Summary of Content: Appointed Inspector of the Quartermaster Department for the Department of North Carolina. Reports that there are 3,500 contrabands colonized on the island, and describes a large seminary at Raleigh.

People: Walbridge, Charles E

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryUnion ForcesUnion Soldier's LetterSoldier's LetterReligionContrabandsSlaveryAfrican American HistoryFreemenEducationImmigration and Migration

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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