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Collection Reference Number GLC03603.263
From Archive Folder Collection of Charles M. Coit, field and staff, 8th regiment, Connecticut, infantry 
Title Charles Coit to his family, writing of a 'religious interest' in the camp
Date 3 April 1864
Author Coit, Charles M. (1838-1878)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Writes that there is more religious interest in the camp lately and describes Regiment Captain Ford standing at a prayer meeting to say that he was giving up alcohol and cursing in favor of living a Christian lifestyle. Notes that his birthday passed without him realizing it. Says that he does not know what he will do after his service is up as he feels "more and more unsettled and less like going back to banking."
Subjects Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  Union Soldier's Letter  Soldier's Letter  Holidays and Celebrations  Religion  Temperance and Prohibition  Alcohol  Finance  Banking  
People Coit, Charles M. (1838-1878)  
Place written Ceep Creek, Virginia
Theme The American Civil War; Religion; Banking & Economics
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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