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Collection Reference Number GLC04662.065
From Archive Folder Charles E. Walbridge Collection 
Title Charles E. Walbridge to his mother mentioning the sinking of the steamer "Fanning" and his role as Quartermaster
Date 7 May 1864
Author Walbridge, Charles E. (b. 1842)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description The steamer "Fanning" was sunk, taking with it a letter from Walbridge. He is now acting chief Quartermaster for the 10th Army Corps and has been very busy loading steamers. He desperately wants a furlough.
Subjects Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  Union Soldier's Letter  Soldier's Letter  Steamboat  Military Supplies  
People Walbridge, Charles E. (fl. 1842-1866)  
Place written Gloucester Point, Virginia
Theme The American Civil War; Naval & Maritime; Science, Technology, Invention
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