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Letter to Anna Wilcox from John Pike

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Creator

Pike, John

Description

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, and 1 envelope, 8 x 14 cm.

Date

1865-04-11

Rights

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

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Collection Description

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, John, “Letter to Anna Wilcox from John Pike,” Digital Collections, accessed April 23, 2024, https://omeka.binghamton.edu/omeka/items/show/420.