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Collection Reference Number GLC03603.015
From Archive Folder Collection of Charles M. Coit, field and staff, 8th regiment, Connecticut, infantry 
Title Charles Coit to his family, describing his enjoyment of the conversations with the Field
Date 21 October 1861
Author Coit, Charles M. (1838-1878)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Describes how much he enjoys the company and conversation of the other Field and Staff as they are "almost all educated men." Says he has not received any mail from home since leaving Hartford. Written from Camp Buckingham.
Subjects Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  Infantry  Union Soldier's Letter  Soldier's Letter  Military Camp  Education  
People Coit, Charles M. (1838-1878)  
Place written Jamaica, Long Island
Theme The American Civil War; Education
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: Unit 8th Regiment, Connecticut, infantry  
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