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Collection Reference Number GLC03603.061
From Archive Folder Collection of Charles M. Coit, field and staff, 8th regiment, Connecticut, infantry 
Title Charles Coit to his family, writing about the trouble he is having with his horse
Date 1 January 1862
Author Coit, Charles M. (1838-1878)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Writes about the spacious tent that he and Lieutenant Colonel Andrew Terry have made by combining their tents. Also mentions trouble he is having with his horse and says he plans to sell his horse, "the Governor." Adds that he believes he is gaining weight and his jacket is getting snug. This letter was dated by Coit as January 1861 but it was actually written in 1862.
Subjects Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  Infantry  Union Soldier's Letter  Soldier's Letter  Clothing and Accessories  Military Camp  Transportation  Health and Medical  Military Uniforms  
People Coit, Charles M. (1838-1878)  
Place written Annapolis, Maryland
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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