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Collection Reference Number GLC04662.009
From Archive Folder Charles E. Walbridge Collection 
Title Charles E. Walbridge to his mother explaining that they are camped in the former home of William Henry Harrison which has been turned into a hospital, and that the doctor has surrendered to the Confederates in order to care for the wounded
Date 3 July 1862
Author Walbridge, Charles E. (b. 1842)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description They are currently camped at the birth place of William Henry Harrison. The house has been turned into a hospital. Stonewall Jackson turned the right flank of the Union Army, captured White House, Va and forced the retreat of the army. Many of the men are sick and wounded but the doctor and the steward have surrendered to the Confederates in order to care for captured wounded. He sent money home by a previous mail.
Subjects Medical History  Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  Union Soldier's Letter  Soldier's Letter  President  Military Camp  Hospital  Confederate General or Leader  Confederate States of America  Battle  Injury or Wound  Prisoner of War  Surrender  Soldier's Pay  
People Walbridge, Charles E. (fl. 1842-1866)  
Place written Harrison's Landing, 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: Recipient Relationship Mother  
Civil War: Theater of War Main Eastern Theater  
Civil War: Unit 100th New York Volunteers, H Company