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Letter from Leroy Pike to Anna Wilcox, August 1865

Description

Leroy Pike writes to his cousin Anna Wilcox after the Civil War. Leroy writes that he been mustered out of Army. He describes marching to Hart Island where he received his discharge. Afterward, he visited Colonel Baker at the hospital on Davids' Island. Leroy writes about retuning the Colonel's horses to Jersey City and then set out for home, arriving in Pekin on July 15, 1865. Original format: 1 sheet 21 x 26 cm folded to 13 x 21 cm, and 1 envelope, 8 x 14 cm.

Creator

Pike, Benjamin Leroy

Date

1865-08-10

Rights

http://www.binghamton.edu/libraries/special-collections/servicesandpolicies/docs/duplicationpolicy.pdf

Relation

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

Citation

Pike, Benjamin Leroy, “Letter from Leroy Pike to Anna Wilcox, August 1865,” Digital Collections, accessed February 6, 2023, https://omeka.binghamton.edu/omeka/items/show/403.