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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Charles E. Walbridge Collection
|Charles E. Walbridge to his mother discussing his plans to educate his "boy"
|2 January 1864
|Walbridge, Charles E. (b. 1842)
|His "boy" Isaac, who is nineteen years old, wants an education. He can read and write a little and "is quite a mathematician." He requests a first grade reader, a geography book, and an arithmetic book for Isaac's education. He was not approved for furlough.
|Civil War Military History Union Forces Union Soldier's Letter Soldier's Letter African American History Slavery Contrabands Education Mathematics
|Walbridge, Charles E. (fl. 1842-1866)
|Folly Island, South Carolina
|The American Civil War; African Americans; Education; Slavery & Abolition
|Papers and Images of the American Civil War
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
|Civil War: Recipient Relationship
|Civil War: Theater of War
|Main Eastern Theater
|Civil War: Unit
|100th New York Volunteers, H Company