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Letter from Leroy Pike to Anna Wilcox, April 1864

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Pike, Benjamin Leroy


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 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, Benjamin Leroy, “Letter from Leroy Pike to Anna Wilcox, April 1864,” Digital Collections, accessed April 25, 2024,