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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Collection of Alfred Hughes, a detainee at Camp Chase, Ohio, as a Confederate sympathizer
|Alfred Hughes to Mary Hughes about her health and reading about prisoner exchanges
|21 August 1862
|Hughes, Alfred (fl. 1862-1864)
|Cautioning his wife against a relapse; discussion of a passage from the Columbus Journal about the release of 140 citizen prisoners.
|Prisoner of War Soldier's Letter Prisoner of War Civil War Military History Health and Medical Confederate States of America Prison Camp Prisoner Union Forces Health and Medical Journalism
|Hughes, Mary (fl. 1862-1864) Hughes, Alfred (fl. 1862-1864)
|Camp Chase, Ohio
|The American Civil War; Women in American History; Health & Medicine; Government & Politics
|Papers and Images of the American Civil War
|Hughes, a doctor from Wheeling, Virginia, was detained at Camp Chase, Ohio, as a Confederate sympathizer. He and his wife, Mary, numbered their letters to know which ones were lost, stolen or censored. The collection includes his last will, news clippings relating to the war and prisoners of war.
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
|Civil War: Recipient Relationship