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Collection Reference Number GLC04662.053
From Archive Folder Charles E. Walbridge Collection 
Title Charles E. Walbridge to his mother discussing his plans to educate his "boy"
Date 2 January 1864
Author Walbridge, Charles E. (b. 1842)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description 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.
Subjects Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  Union Soldier's Letter  Soldier's Letter  African American History  Slavery  Contrabands  Education  Mathematics  
People Walbridge, Charles E. (fl. 1842-1866)  
Place written Folly Island, South Carolina
Theme The American Civil War; African Americans; Education; Slavery & Abolition
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