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West Virginia

  • Frank. Correspondence, 1861. 1 folder. A four-page letter addressed to "dear friend Minna," dated Oct. 4, 1861, which gives a detailed account of encounters with Confederate troops and cavalry, and aspects of soldiers' lives. Frank mentions that two regiments from Winchester (Va.) reached Reamney (sp?). He also mentions Joe and Minna's parents. The letter was written from Newcreek, Hampshire County (WV) by Frank, a Union soldier.