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

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Pike, William S.


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.





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., “Brief Letter from William S. Pike to Anna Wilcox from Fort McHenry,” Digital Collections, accessed July 25, 2024,