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Collection Reference Number GLC03603.098
From Archive Folder Collection of Charles M. Coit, field and staff, 8th regiment, Connecticut, infantry 
Title Charles Coit to his family, saying that the boarder's sons are despicable soldiers who spread lies
Date 24 April 1862
Author Coit, Charles M. (1838-1878)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Responds to news from home by saying that one of his family's boarders should be kicked out. Further says that the boarder's sons are despicable soldiers and write home with lies that are then transmitted to his family. Complains of body lice and hopes they can be treated with an ointment provided by the doctor.
Subjects Medical History  Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  Infantry  Union Soldier's Letter  Soldier's Letter  Health and Medical  Landlord and Tenant  Children and Family  Drugs  Personal Hygiene  
People Coit, Charles M. (1838-1878)  
Place written Morehead City, North Carolina
Theme The American Civil War; Health & Medicine; Children & Family
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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