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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 his wife's exertion, daughter's music education and prison gossip
|10 September 1862
|Hughes, Alfred (fl. 1862-1864)
|His wife's overexertion; encouraging his daughter's study of music, and the proper conduct of all his other children; prescribing medicine for his wife; tales of wickedness and cruelty told in prison. With clippings from unidentified papers entitled " 'Quiet' at Washington," and "Our Mistakes."
|Prisoner of War Soldier's Letter Prisoner of War Civil War Military History Confederate States of America Prison Camp Prisoner Union Forces Health and Medical Children and Family Art, Music, Theater, and Film Health and Medical Morality and Ethics Journalism
|Hughes, Mary (fl. 1862-1864) Hughes, Alfred (fl. 1862-1864)
|Camp Chase, Ohio
|The American Civil War; Children & Family; Women in American History; Health & Medicine
|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