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Fuller, Josiah C. (1827-1896) [to his wife]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00653.06.01 Author/Creator: Fuller, Josiah C. (1827-1896) Place Written: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 4 July 1863 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Detailed description of the 32nd Massachusetts Volunteers, E Company at Gettysburg. Mentions moving their headquarters several times due to shell fire.

People: Fuller, Josiah C., 1827-1896.

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Keywords/Subjects: Battle of Gettysburg, Military History, Civil War, Union Forces, Union Soldier's Letter, Soldier's Letter

Sub Era: The American Civil War