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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07164.45 Author/Creator: Neafie, Theodore F. Place Written: Camp near Falmouth. Type: Letter signed Date: 1863/05/05 Pagination: Folio, 2 p.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07164.45 Author/Creator: Neafie, Theodore F. Place Written: Camp near Falmouth. Type: Letter signed Date: 1863/05/05 Pagination: Folio, 2 p.

Summary of Content: Discusses the possibility of a regimental move, which has been mentioned at several times and yet has not occurred. He mentions the sighting of a balloonist as a scout, and the new regimental commander.

Background Information:

People: Neafie, Theodore F

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryUnion ForcesUnion Soldier's LetterSoldier's LetterBallooning

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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