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Collection Reference Number GLC04662.026
From Archive Folder Charles E. Walbridge Collection 
Title Charles E. Walbridge to his mother mentioning the cost of meals shipboard and the failed attempt of a black servant to make apple dumplings
Date 18 January 1863
Author Walbridge, Charles E. (b. 1842)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description He is glad to hear from the family. He is living well but meals cost 50 cents shipboard. Discusses the failed attempt of a black servant to make apple dumplings. Written from U.S. Steamer Catawba, Beaufort Harbor.
Subjects Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  Union Soldier's Letter  Soldier's Letter  Diet and Nutrition  Finance  Military Provisions  African American History  Servant  Contrabands  Steamboat  
People Walbridge, Charles E. (fl. 1842-1866)  
Place written Beaufort Harbor, North Carolina
Theme The American Civil War; African Americans; 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 U.S. Steamer Catawba  100th New York Volunteers, H Company