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Bartlett, George O. (fl. 1862-1865) to Ira Andrews

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02158.10 Author/Creator: Bartlett, George O. (fl. 1862-1865) Place Written: Falmouth, Virginia Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 9 March 1863 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: He opens with his health, and then moves on to briefly mention the actions of Congress, and lastly advise Mr. Andrews on whom to pick to be Andrew's son Elbridge's draft substitute. Written on patriotic stationery.

People: Bartlett, George O., fl. 1862-1865.

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Keywords/Subjects: Patriotic Stationery, Civil War, Military History, Union Soldier's Letter, Congress, Health and Medical, Conscription, Soldier's Letter, Military Substitute

Sub Era: The American Civil War