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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Collection of Charles Woolston, 3rd regiment, Pennsylvania, cavalry
|Benjamin A. Woolston to Maria Woolston stating the doctor believe Charles will pull through and giving instructions on running the farm
|9 June 1865
|Woolston, Benjamin A. (fl. 1864-1865)
|Writes to his wife about their son, Charles Woolston, a soldier sick with typhoid fever in the hospital whom he went to go visit. Informs that Charley is about the same, still very sick but the doctor thinks he will pull through. Received a letter from her and was happy to get it. Gives her some instructions on running the farm. On stationary of the U.S. Christian Commission. Written and signed in pencil but includes a few other B. A. Woolston signatures in ink as well as Maria Woolston's address in what appears to be another hand. On stationary of the U. S. Christian Commission.
|Children and Family Women's History Union Forces Military History Civil War Disease Health and Medical Typhoid Fever Hospital Finance Charity and Philanthropy Agriculture and Animal Husbandry
|Woolston, Benjamin A. (fl. 1864-1865) Woolston, Maria (fl. 1864-1865) Woolston, Charles (fl. 1864-1865)
|Health & Medicine; Children & Family; The American Civil War; Women in American History
|Papers and Images of the American Civil War
|Charles Woolston enlisted as a private on 7 October 1864 in Company U, 3rd Cavalry Regiment, Pennsylvania.
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
|Civil War: Recipient Relationship
|Civil War: Theater of War
|Main Eastern Theater
|Civil War: Unit
|3rd Pennsylvania cavalry, U Company