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

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Pike, William S.


On January 18, 1864 William S. Pike, a Civil War soldier writes to his Cousin Anna Wilcox from Fort McHenry about the recruitment of his brother into the Drum Corp. He sends his respects to Catherine, Thomas and Arther (Wilcox).Original format: 1 sheet, 13 x 26 cm folded to 13 x 21 cm, and 1 envelope, 8 x 14 cm.





Anna E. Wilcox Civil War Collection
Binghamton University Libraries’ Civil War Collections


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The collection consists of 45 letters on 44 sheets, 8 photographs, 4 unassociated envelopes, and ancillary materials. Most of the letters were written between October 16, 1862 and August 10, 1865. Ancillary materials include the "scope and content" note, the "finding aid", and the "transcription note". Also, the ancillary… More

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Pike, William S., “Letter from William S. Pike to Anna Wilcox from Fort McHenry, January 1864,” Digital Collections, accessed June 17, 2024,