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  • Collection: Anna E. Wilcox Letters

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Letter from William S. Pike to Anna Wilcox from Fort McHenry, February 1864

William S. Pike, a Civil War soldier writes to his Cousin Anna Wilcox from Fort McHenry about his military service and taking 'Reb' prisoners in February 1864. He mentions that their mutual cousins, Emory (Wilcox) and Leroy (Pike) are well. Original format: 1 sheet, 13 x 26 cm folded to 13 x 21 cm, and 1 envelope, 8 x 14 cm.

Brief Letter from William S. Pike to Anna Wilcox from Fort McHenry

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.

Spring of 1864 Letter to Anna Wilcox from William S. Pike

William S. Pike, a Civil War soldier writes to his Cousin Anna Wilcox from Fort No. 5, Defenses of Baltimore in May of 1864. He writes of the pleasant weather and picnics and fairs hosted for the soldiers by the people of Baltimore. He mentions playing with the Drum corps at a speech made by Abraham Lincoln at the April 18, 1864 Baltimore…

Letter to Anna E. Wilcox from William S. Pike at Baltimore

William S. Pike, a Civil War soldier writes to his Cousin Anna Wilcox from Fort No. 5, Defenses of Baltimore in May of 1864. He reports that his regiment is preparing to join the Army of the Potomac and that he is eager to engage with the Rebs after two years of garrison duty. William writes that Emory (Wilcox) and Leroy (Pike) are both well.…

Letter from William S. Pike to Anna Wilcox after the Battle of Cold Harbor

William S. Pike, a Civil War soldier writes to his Cousin Anna Wilcox from the Washington Street Hospital, Alexandria, Virginia telling her that he was shot in the Battle of Cold Harbor on June 3rd. He reports on his injury and that he finds the hospital a pleasant place with good doctors and nurses. Original format:1 sheet, 21 x 26 cm folded to…

Letter from William S. Pike to Anna Wilcox, Washington Street Hospital.

William S. Pike, a Civil War soldier writes to his Cousin Anna Wilcox from the Washington Street Hospital Alexandria, Virginia. He tells her that his leg injury is healing but he is yet unable to walk. He that mentions Leroy (Pike) is well and with the Army of the Potomac at Petersburgh. Original format:1 sheet, 21 x 26 cm folded to 13 x 21 cm,…

Letter from William S. Pike to Anna Wilcox, Washington Street Hospital in August 1864

William S. Pike, a Civil War soldier writes affectionately to his Cousin Annie Wilcox from the Washington Street Hospital, Alexandria, Virginia He mentions a letter from Armenia. Original format:1 sheet, 21 x 26 cm folded to 13 x 21 cm, and 1 envelope, 8 x 14 cm.

Letter from William S. Pike to Anna Wilcox, Washington Street Hospital in September 1864

William S. Pike, a Civil War soldier writes affectionately to his Cousin Annie Wilcox from the Washington Street Hospital, Alexandria, Virginia. He reports receiving a letter from Leroy (Pike) . Original format: 1 sheet, 21 x 26 cm folded to 13 x 21 cm, and 1 envelope, 8 x 14 cm.

Letter from William S. Pike to Anna Wilcox from the  Washington Street Hospital

William S. Pike, a Civil War soldier writes affectionately to his Cousin Annie Wilcox from the Washington Street Hospital, Alexandria, Virginia. He writes generally of marriage and reassures Anna that he will not let her become an old maid. He reports that his furlough request was denied due to his leg injury. Original format:1 sheet, 21 x 26 cm…

Letter from William S. Pike to Anna Wilcox, Washington Street Hospital Autumn 1864

William S. Pike, a Civil War soldier writes affectionately to his Cousin Annie Wilcox from the Washington Street Hospital, Alexandria, Virginia. He reports that his furlough request was denied again due to his leg injury. He mentions a letter from Armenia. Original format:1 sheet, 21 x 26 cm folded to 13 x 21 cm, and 1 envelope, 8 x 14 cm.

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