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Collection Reference Number GLC04662.105
From Archive Folder Charles E. Walbridge Collection 
Title Charles E. Walbridge to his mother explaining that he is rethinking his decision to resign, as he has received a promotion and a pay rise
Date 27 July 1865
Author Walbridge, Charles E. (b. 1842)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description He has just returned from furlough and has finally received his promotion to Lieutenant Colonel. He is rethinking his intention to resign since his new rank brings with it an annual salary of $2700.
Subjects Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  Union Soldier's Letter  Soldier's Letter  Soldier's Pay  
People Walbridge, Charles E. (fl. 1842-1866)  
Place written Raleigh, North Carolina
Theme The American Civil War; Banking & Economics; Reconstruction
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: Unit 100th New York Volunteers, H Company