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Collection Reference Number GLC03603.304
From Archive Folder Collection of Charles M. Coit, field and staff, 8th regiment, Connecticut, infantry 
Title Charles Coit to his family, contemplating not reenlisting in September
Date 25 July 1864
Author Coit, Charles M. (1838-1878)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Says he is considering not reenlisting in September. Notes that the camped was "shelled" the night before but no one was hurt. Writes that most of the best officers have been killed or wounded and that re-enlisting would mean being in the company of men who are "anything but agreeable." Requests envelopes and restates his boot size.
Subjects Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  Union Soldier's Letter  Soldier's Letter  Military Camp  Artillery  Children and Family  Clothing and Accessories  Military Uniforms  Injury or Wound  Death  
People Coit, Charles M. (1838-1878)  
Place written Petersburg, Virginia
Theme The American Civil War; Health & Medicine
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: Theater of War Main Eastern Theater  
Civil War: Unit 8th Regiment, Connecticut, infantry  
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