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Collection Reference Number GLC04662.047
From Archive Folder Charles E. Walbridge Collection 
Title Charles E. Walbridge to his mother about offering his brother a job, his surprise at the number of women who are marrying at home and torpedo attacks on "ironsides"
Date 24 October 1863
Author Walbridge, Charles E. (b. 1842)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description He writes that he offered George [his brother] a job in the Quartermaster's office. He is surprised at the number of young ladies who have married while he was away. Discusses the attack of the Confederate torpedo boat "David" on the "Ironsides".
Subjects Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  Union Soldier's Letter  Soldier's Letter  Battle  Navy  Ironclad  Marriage  Children and Family  Women's History  
People Walbridge, Charles E. (fl. 1842-1866)  
Place written Folly Island, South Carolina
Theme The American Civil War; Women in American History; Science, Technology, Invention; Naval & Maritime
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: Recipient Relationship Mother  
Civil War: Theater of War Main Eastern Theater  
Civil War: Unit 100th New York Volunteers, H Company