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Weeks, John (fl. 1860-) to Theodore Rea

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06728.104 Author/Creator: Weeks, John (fl. 1860-) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: Pagination: 2 p : envelope ; 12.5 x 20.5 cm.

Summary of Content: A partial letter most likely included with letter #103. Written in Weeks' hand writing; this letter appears to be a standard statement of the content Weeks wanted included in the affidavits in support of his application for pension.

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Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryUnion ForcesPensionsHealth and MedicalSoldier's PayReconstruction

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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