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Thompson, Frank .J. (fl. 1861-) to Uncle Frye

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07205.080 Author/Creator: Thompson, Frank .J. (fl. 1861-) Place Written: Halls Hill, VA Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 23 October 1861 Pagination: 3 p. + envelope ; 20.5 x 26.3 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07205.080 Author/Creator: Thompson, Frank .J. (fl. 1861-) Place Written: Halls Hill, VA Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 23 October 1861 Pagination: 3 p. + envelope ; 20.5 x 26.3 cm.

Summary of Content: In Boston they were presented with a flag by the Hon. R.C Winthrop. In New York they were invited to the 5th Avenue Hotel where they heard James G. Brady speak and were presented with another flag. They also passed through Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington. At Leesburg, there was an altercation during which 200 men were killed.

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Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Soldier's LetterCivil WarMilitary HistoryBattleUnion ForcesConfederate States of AmericaUnion Soldier's LetterAmerican Flag

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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