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Collection Reference Number GLC03075.02
From Archive Folder Unassociated Civil War Documents 1863 
Title Alexander Swift Pendleton to Mary N. Pendleton discussing family and military matters
Date 28 April 1863
Author Pendleton, Alexander Swift (1840-1864)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description To his sister, discussing family and military matters. Says of the fighting "We hardly know what to expect here. They say at Genl. Lee's that Hooker intends to cross, that the small part which landed at Port Royal on Friday was his advance guard, but the rain prevented him. I do wish he would come, as we can surely drub him." Sends her money to buy a new dress with, and discusses other family affairs.
Subjects Finance  Civil War  Military History  Children and Family  Soldier's Letter  Confederate Soldier's Letter  Soldier's Pay  Clothing and Accessories  Confederate States of America  Union Forces  Union General  Women's History  Confederate General or Leader  
People Pendleton, Alexander Swift (1840-1864)  Pendleton, Mary Nelson (1838-1918)  
Place written Hamilton Crossing, Virginia
Theme The American Civil War; Children & Family; Banking & Economics
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
Civil War: Recipient Relationship Sister  
Civil War: Theater of War Main Eastern Theater