[Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette C. Redway, September 21, 1864]

One of 556 letters in the series: Hamilton K. Redway Family papers, 1825-1916 available on this site.

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Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette C. Redway which discusses the regiment's move to Camp Piatt in West Virginia. Redway describes the terrain and mentions that the camp is close to the Kanawha river as well as to Charleston. He also discusses a possible visit by Loriette to the camp, but he details that he does not know if they will remain there for the winter. Redway notes the he is not sure he will be able to get a leave of absence and that he has not yet been paid. He sends his love to Loriette and his ... continued below

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[2] p. ; 20 x 25 cm.

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Redway, Hamilton K. September 21, 1864.

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Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette C. Redway which discusses the regiment's move to Camp Piatt in West Virginia. Redway describes the terrain and mentions that the camp is close to the Kanawha river as well as to Charleston. He also discusses a possible visit by Loriette to the camp, but he details that he does not know if they will remain there for the winter. Redway notes the he is not sure he will be able to get a leave of absence and that he has not yet been paid. He sends his love to Loriette and his children in the letter's closing. He asks her to write him at Camp Piatt and gives her the address. The letter is dated September 21, 1864.

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[2] p. ; 20 x 25 cm.

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  • September 21, 1864

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Redway, Hamilton K. [Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette C. Redway, September 21, 1864], letter, September 21, 1864; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth186774/: accessed August 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.