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Elmore, Bruce (fl. 1862-1865) to Libbie Elmore

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06588.096 Author/Creator: Elmore, Bruce (fl. 1862-1865) Place Written: Near Williamsburg, VA Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 10 June 1863 Pagination: 3 p. : envelope ; 13.5 x 20.3 cm.

Summary of Content: They have moved camp and are now near Williamsburg..The news from Vixburgh is good snd he thinks they will soon surrender.

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Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryUnion ForcesSoldier's LetterUnion Soldier's Letter

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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