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- Collection: Anna E. Wilcox Letters
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William S. Pike, a Civil War soldier writes to his Cousin Anna Wilcox from Fort McHenry. He reports that the weather is rainy and their mutual cousins, Emory (Wilcox) and Leroy (Pike) are well. He mentions Armenia, whose folks are well except Russell who has a bad limb. Original format: 1 sheet, 16 x 21 cm folded to 11 x 16 cm.
Civil War service record for soldier Emory Wilcox. Contains muster rolls, inventory, and death certificate. Original format: 15 sheets, various sizes.
Four envelopes addressed to Anna Wilcox of Smyrna, NY. Not matched to any letters . Original format: 4 envelopes, 7 x 12 cm, 7 x 13 cm, and 9 x 14 cm.
One group photograph of Anna Wilcox and John Pike seated in the foreground with Mrs. J. Pike and Mrs. W. S. Pike standing behind. Original format: 1 photograph, 7 x 9cm, developed on metal plate.
Civil War service record for soldier William Pike . Contains muster rolls, inventory, casualty sheet, hospital records and discharge documents. Original format: 22 sheets, various sizes.
Benjamin Stover writes to Alexander (relationship unknown) about fishing and hunting in 1868. He describes catching pickerel in the creek, and clams from the bay. He describes hunting for ducks, muskrats, and squirrel. Written on last page of Benjamin Stover letter to Anna Wilcox. Original format: 1 sheet, 25 x 40 cm, folded to 20 x 25 cm, and 1…
Benjamin Stover writes to his niece Anna Wilcox from Delaware in 1868. Stover writes about his travels through Maryland, Washington (D.C.) and Virginia. He comments on life after the war, describes ruins, and battle sites. Original format: 1 sheet, 25 x 40 cm, folded to 20 x 25 cm, and 1 envelope, 9 x 15 cm.
Janette (Pike) writes a letter to her cousin Annie Wilcox in June 1868. Janette mentions Armenia, Kitty, and Nancy Wilcox. She writes that John Pike was bought a farm in the Cedar Falls area. Original format: 1 sheet, 20 x 26 cm, and 1 envelope, 9 x 15 cm.
Janette (Pike) writer a letter to her cousin from Pekin, NY. She writes of the snow and of sleighing. She mentions persons named Minnie, Mell, Hopson and that she and Minnie are to keep house for Leroy. Janette writes of the local school teacher, Daniel Wright of Albion. Original format: 1 sheet, 21 x 26 cm, folded to 13 x 21 cm.
Leroy B. Pike, a Civil War soldier writes to his cousin Anna Wilcox from Fort No. 7 Baltimore, Maryland. Leroy writes about marching, describes his day, and mentions visiting Fort Nos. 5 and 6. He writes that their cousin William S. Pike is well and is commanding the drum corp. Original format: 1 sheet 21 x 26 cm folded to 13 x 21 cm, and 1…