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Collection Reference Number GLC03603.248
From Archive Folder Collection of Charles M. Coit, field and staff, 8th regiment, Connecticut, infantry 
Title Charles Coit to his family, writing that they have received of Grant's victories
Date 11 July 1863
Author Coit, Charles M. (1838-1878)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Writes that they have received word of Vicksburg, Mississippi and [General Ulysses] Grant's victories. The marching is very hard on the men and he writes that half of them, himself included, are marching barefoot because of wet boots and swollen feet.
Subjects Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  Union Soldier's Letter  Soldier's Letter  Union General  Health and Medical  Military Uniforms  Clothing and Accessories  Battle  
People Coit, Charles M. (1838-1878)  
Place written Yorktown, Virginia
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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