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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Unassociated Civil War Documents 1864
|Adam M. Hallidy to Margaret McClelland Hallidy discussing his proposal and their marriage
|6 July 1864
|Hallidy, Adam, M. (fl. 1862-1865)
|Hallidy, Margaret McClelland
|Reports having received a letter from Maggie dated 5 February, when she was still Miss McClelland, not Mrs. Hallidy. Includes his transcription of that letter which announces the receipt of his ring and $50, and her acceptance of his proposal. Ponders the possibilities of what would have been if he had received this letter months before. Reflects and comments on the letter. Written from the woods near camp. First letter as Maggie's husband, addressed to "Little Mack." Handwriting is more elegant than the first three letters, though there are similarities in style and signature. Imprint reading "Winston Mills" in upper left corner.
|Civil War Military History Union Forces Soldier's Letter Union Soldier's Letter Women's History Marriage
|Hallidy, Adam, M. (fl. 1862-1865) Hallidy, Margaret McClelland (fl. 1862-1865)
|The American Civil War; Women in American History; Children & Family
|Papers and Images of the American Civil War
|Adam M. Hallidy was a Union Army soldier during the Civil War and was in Company K, 2nd D.C. Volunteers. He married his friend Maggie McClelland 19 March 1864.
|Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
|Adam M. Hallidy to Margaret McClelland Hallidy regarding her social life and their friendship Adam M. Hallidy to Margaret McClelland Hallidy asking about her work life and discussing their correspondence Adam M. Hallidy to Margaret McClelland Hallidy describing his daily activities Adam M. Hallidy to Margaret McClelland Hallidy regarding his concerns for her health