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Collection Reference Number GLC02171.04
From Archive Folder Collection of Charles Nicholson, battery L, 5th regiment, Pennsylvania, heavy artillery 
Title Charles Nicolson to Alice discussing his and his father's health
Date 14 March 1865
Author Nicolson, Charles (fl. 1862-1864)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description He was sick but is now feeling much better. He is glad that her father, who is an invalid, is hoping to move to Morgan Town, It will be good for his health. He instructs her to only buy things she needs as most items are still priced very high.
Subjects Soldier's Letter  Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  Union Soldier's Letter  Children and Family  Health and Medical  Finance  Women's History  
People Nicolson, Charles (fl. 1862-1864)  
Place written Wilmington
Theme The American Civil War; Health & Medicine; Banking & Economics
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Additional Information Charles Nicholson was a Private in the 5th Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery, Co. L. Other letters were written by another soldier in the same family, to their cousin Alice. Writes about Lincoln's death and a cousin's death in Libby prison.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
Civil War: Theater of War Main Eastern Theater  
Civil War: Unit 5th Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery