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  • Collection: Anna E. Wilcox Letters

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Letter to Anna Wilcox from William S. Pike January 1865

William S. Pike, a Civil War soldier writes a letter to his Cousin Annie Wilcox from the Washington Street Hospital, Alexandria, Virginia. He tells Annie that his wound has broken out again and his discharge from the hospital is unknown. William writes about Sherman's marches through Georgia and the Carolinas as well as about Generals Thomas and…

Letter to Anna Wilcox from William S. Pike in October 1864

William S. Pike, a Civil War soldier writes affectionately to his Cousin Annie Wilcox from the Washington Street Hospital, Alexandria, Virginia. He compliments her photograph and discusses birthday whippings. The letter closes with expressions of love. Original format:1 sheet, 21 x 26 cm folded to 13 x 21 cm, and 1 envelope, 8 x 14 cm.

Letter to Anna Wilcox from William S. Pike in November 1864

William S. Pike, a Civil War soldier writes to his Cousin Annie Wilcox from the Washington Street Hospital, Alexandria, Virginia. He reports that his furlough request was denied again due to continuing complications from his leg injury. William also writes about voting for Lincoln in the Presidential election. Original format:1 sheet, 21 x 26 cm…

Letter to Anna Wilcox from John Pike, April 1866

J. E. Pike writes Anna Wilcox in April 1866. He and William have moved to Sharlotte (sic) (also called Newfane or Charlotte, NY) and are to board with a widow named Wilson. He writes of recent visits and mentions Uncle Ben, Susan Stebbins, Art, and Ab. Original format: 1 sheet, 21 x 26 cm folded to 13 x 21 cm.

Letter to Anna Wilcox from John Pike, April 1865

John Pike writes to his cousin Anna Wilcox from Barrack No. 1 at Ward 12 Elmira, New York. John writes about the weather and of having a cold. He mentions Lincoln's assassination and that deserters have been turning themselves in hoping for a pardon. Original format: 1 sheet, 19 x 23 cm folded to 12 x 19 cm, and 1 envelope, 7 x 12 cm.

Letter to Anna Wilcox from John Pike

John Pike writes to his cousin Anna Wilcox from his barracks at Ward 12 Elmira, New York while awaiting deployment to the front. He describes the day's menu and sends the regards of a fellow soldier, Charles Woolent. Stationary contains illustration titled 'Battle of Fair Oaks-June 1 1862'. Original format: 1 sheet, 20 x 25 cm folded to 13 x 20 cm,…

Letter to Anna Wilcox from Emory Wilcox, May 1863

Emory Wilcox, a Civil War soldier writes to his cousin Anna Wilcox in Smyrna, New York. Emory writes of receiving letters from William Pike, George and Elwood, all of whom report being well. He also write of the regiment being divided and sent to Forts McHenry and Marshall. Original format:1 sheet, 20 x 23 cm folded to 12 x 20 cm, and 1 envelope,…

Letter to Anna Wilcox from Emory Wilcox, June 1863

Emory Wilcox, a Civil War soldier writes to his cousin Anna Wilcox from Patterson Park Hospital in June 1863. He write that he is guarding convalescents. Emory also writes of receiving letters from Armenia and Russell. He also describes a recent detail where the regiment took stragglers to Stragglers Camp, went to Washington, and patronized Union…

Letter to Anna Wilcox from Emory Wilcox, Fort Federal Hill

Emory Wilcox, a Civil War soldier writes to his cousin Anna Wilcox. He reports good health and mention Russel, Ona, and Uncle Ben in Smyrna. Emory writes that he doesn't think the Rebels will make an attempt on Baltimore. Original format: 1 sheet, 21 x 26 cm folded to 13 x 21 cm.

Letter to Anna Wilcox from Emory Wilcox, February 1863

Emory Wilcox, a Civil War soldier writes to his cousin Anna Wilcox in Smyrna, NY. He describes Fort McHenry and his duties. Wilcox writes of weekly trips to Forts Monroe, Washington, and Harpers Ferry. He also describes guarding Rebel prisoners and transporting them on the Steamer Georganna and visiting the US Arsenal, Hampton Roads, Virginia.…

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