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Guide to the David Ludlow Thompson Papers
1862-1961 (Bulk 1862-1865)
  MS 670.24

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Container List

Series 2: Letters sent by David Ludlow Thompson to Elias A. Fairchild, 1862-1865

Scope and Contents note

Series 2 consists of letters sent by Thompson to his friend Elias Fairchild detailing the particulars of army life and asking for news from home. Most notably, this series contains a letter written from Libby Prison in October of 1862, detailing Thompson's experiences at the Battle of Antietam.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 20 Letter sent by D.L. Thompson to Elias A. Fairchild
1862 October
Box: 1 Folder : 21 Letter sent by D.L. Thompson to Elias A. Fairchild
October 9, 1862
Box: 1 Folder : 22 Letter sent by D.L. Thompson to Elias A. Fairchild
October 20, 1862
Box: 1 Folder : 23 Letter sent by D.L. Thompson to Elias A. Fairchild
January 20, 1863
Box: 1 Folder : 24 Letter sent by D.L. Thompson to Elias A. Fairchild
February 21, 1863
Box: 1 Folder : 25 Letter sent by D.L. Thompson to Elias A. Fairchild
March 7, 1863
Box: 1 Folder : 26 Letter sent by D.L. Thompson to Elias A. Fairchild
March 7, 1863
Box: 1 Folder : 27 Letter sent by D.L. Thompson to Elias A. Fairchild
April 22, 1863
Box: 1 Folder : 28 Letter sent by D.L. Thompson to Elias A. Fairchild
July 27, 1864
Box: 1 Folder : 29 Letter sent by D.L. Thompson to Elias A. Fairchild
July 29, 1864
Box: 1 Folder : 30 Letter sent by D.L. Thompson to Elias A. Fairchild
October 4, 1864
Box: 1 Folder : 31 Letter sent by D.L. Thompson to Elias A. Fairchild
October 25, 1864
Box: 1 Folder : 32 Letter sent by D.L. Thompson to Elias A. Fairchild
November 11, 1864
Box: 1 Folder : 33 Letter sent by D.L. Thompson to Elias A. Fairchild
April 6, 1865
Box: 1 Folder : 34 Letter sent by D.L. Thompson to Elias A. Fairchild
June 3, 1865

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