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William D. Dixon letters to his wife, Martha, 1861, 1862.
Wyles SC 999
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Title:

William D. Dixon letters to his wife, Martha, 1861, 1862

Creator/Contributor:

Dixon, William D., creator

Creator/Contributor:

Dixon, Martha.

Creator/Contributor:

Online Archive of California

Abstract:

Two holograph Civil War letters from William D. Dixon, [lieutenant colonel, 6th Regiment, Pennsylvania Reserves?] In one, written from Harrisburg, Dixon describes the outfitting of the troops. In the second letter, written from a camp near Harrison Landing, he describes the poor state of his division following heavy fighting.

Date:

1861 (issued)

Subject:

Dixon, William D
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives

Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.
Cite as: [Identification of item], William D. Dixon letters to his wife, Martha. Wyles SC 999. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.
Purchase, 2005.

Type:

Letters (correspondence).
Civil wars.

Physical Description:

2 items (2 leaves)

Language:

English

Identifier:

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.