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  • Collection: Anna E. Wilcox Letters

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Envelopes addressed to Annie Wilcox.

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.

William S. Pike Letter to Anna Wilcox, Fort No.5 Defenses of Baltimore, April 1864

William S. Pike, a Civil War soldier writes to his Cousin Anna Wilcox from Fort No. 5, Defenses of Baltimore in April of 1864. He comments on the weather and wishes she could the soldiers in Dress Parade. He writes of his remembrances of the mountains and valleys of his childhood home in Smyrna, NY. William writes of a letter from his father and…

Letter from Leroy Pike to Anna Wilcox, December 1864

Leroy B. Pike, a Civil War soldier writes to his cousin Anna Wilcox from Petersburg, Virginia. Leroy writes that he is good spirits and is engaging in building log cabin for camps about five miles from Petersburg. He also writes that he had recently returned from furlough and his family and friends at home were well. Leroy also mentions the…

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 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 Corintha Pike

Corintha Pike writes to her cousin Anna Wilcox telling her about her recent move to Charlotteville. She writes of the wedding of John to Emma Rose. Corintha mentions the local schools and church. She writes that her father has joined the store with Will and that Leroy is on the farm. Original format: 1 sheet 14 x 21 cm, and 1 envelope, 9 x 15…

Letter from Benjamin Stover to Anna Wilcox

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.

Letter from Benjamin Stover to Alexander

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…

William Pike Military Service Record

Civil War service record for soldier Leroy Pike . Contains muster rolls, inventory, enlistment, and recruitment documents. Original format: 9 sheets, various sizes.

Leroy Pike Military Service Record

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.

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