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Collection Reference Number GLC03523.18.26
From Archive Folder Collection of Charles C. Morey, E company, 2nd regiment, Vermont, infantry 
Title Charles C. Morey to his mother regarding furlough and his travels to New York
Date 26 September 1864
Author Morey, Charles Carroll (fl. 1830-1865)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Discusses his furlough home, his travels to New York to visit with family, and his stop in Brooklyn to hear "Mr. [Henry Ward] Beecher preach." Mentions that over 3,000 people came to hear Mr. Beecher preach. Comments on the importance of church, the value of gold, and the purchase price of a sword in New York.
Subjects Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  Union Soldier's Letter  Soldier's Letter  Finance  Travel  Religion  Coins and Currency  Commerce  Merchants and Trade  Weaponry  
People Morey, Charles Carroll (fl. 1830-1865)  Beecher, Henry Ward (1813-1887)  
Place written Baltimore, Maryland
Theme The American Civil War; Religion
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Additional Information Charles C. Morey enlisted as a Corporal on 22 April 1861 (mustered into E Company on 20 June 1861), and was promoted to Full Sergeant on 10 February 1862. The following December he was promoted to Full Sergeant 1st Class and on 31 January 1864 reenlisted in the Union Army. He was promoted twice during 1864, first to Full Lieutenant 1st Class (20 June) and then to Full Captain (24 June 24-effective 31 January 1865). He was wounded in battle at Charles Town, West Virginia (21 August 1864), and killed at Petersburg, Virginia on 2 April 1865.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
Civil War: Recipient Relationship Mother  
Civil War: Theater of War Main Eastern Theater  
Civil War: Unit 2nd Vermont infantry, E company