[Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette C. Redway, October 20, 1864]

Description:

Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette C. Redway that discusses his company which was moved 10 miles up the Kanawha river to Camp Piatt, a camp near Charleston, West Virginia. Redway also discusses the possibility of his wife visiting him at the camp, letters he has received from family, and how his absence affects the company of the 101 men he leads. He tells Loriette to let his children know that he is proud of their improvements in school and that he is anxious to see their lessons firsthand when he visits. He sends his love to family and friends in the letter's closing. This letter was written while Redway was stationed at Camp Piatt in West Virginia. It is dated October 20, 1864.

Creator(s): Redway, Hamilton K.
Location(s):
Creation Date: October 20, 1864
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Special Collections
Collection(s):
The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
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Date(s):
  • Creation: October 20, 1864
Coverage:
Place
United States - West Virginia - Kanawha County - Charleston
Place
United States - New York - Jefferson County - Mannsville
Era
Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1876
Date
1864~  
Description:

Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette C. Redway that discusses his company which was moved 10 miles up the Kanawha river to Camp Piatt, a camp near Charleston, West Virginia. Redway also discusses the possibility of his wife visiting him at the camp, letters he has received from family, and how his absence affects the company of the 101 men he leads. He tells Loriette to let his children know that he is proud of their improvements in school and that he is anxious to see their lessons firsthand when he visits. He sends his love to family and friends in the letter's closing. This letter was written while Redway was stationed at Camp Piatt in West Virginia. It is dated October 20, 1864.

Physical Description:

[2] p. ; 25 x 20 cm.

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Keyword(s): Camp Piatt | Kanawha River
Contributor(s):
Series Title: Hamilton K. Redway Family papers, 1825-1916
Partner:
UNT Libraries Special Collections
Collection:
The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 25079248 |
  • CALL-NO: HM. 57
  • UNTCAT: b1038507 |
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: HKR_1997-025-007
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth186771
Resource Type: Letter
Format: Text