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Collection Reference Number GLC03603.068
From Archive Folder Collection of Charles M. Coit, field and staff, 8th regiment, Connecticut, infantry 
Title Charles Coit to his family, reporting that he is still on the ship
Date 18 January 1862
Author Coit, Charles M. (1838-1878)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Written on board the ship "H. J. Brookman." Mentions that he is still on the ship and has no contact with the outside world besides the occasional conversation with a tugboat crew that sails out to the ship. Many men on the ship have been seasick but he writes that he has not been ill. The officers have been passing the time by sleeping.
Subjects Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  Infantry  Union Soldier's Letter  Soldier's Letter  Travel  Transportation  Maritime  Health and Medical  
People Coit, Charles M. (1838-1878)  
Place written s.l.
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: Unit 8th Regiment, Connecticut, infantry  
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