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Collection Reference Number GLC02181.04
From Archive Folder Letters to John H. Powers 
Title G. H. Taylor to "Friend Hale"
Date 25 December 1859
Author Taylor, G. H. (fl. 1859-1860)  
Recipient Powers, John H.  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Signed "G.H. Taylor"
Subjects African American History  Soldier's Letter  Prisoner of War  Military History  Civil War  Union Forces  Union Soldier's Letter  Fraternal Organization  Education  Politics  Cavalry  Hospital  Health and Medical  Injury or Wound  Drugs  Pension  Copperheads  Abolition  Slavery  Contrabands  Battle  Union General  Confederate General or Leader  Confederate States of America  Infantry  
People Taylor, G. H. (fl. 1859-1860)  Powers, John H. (fl. 1858-1877)  
Place written Bradford, Vermont
Theme Education
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Additional Information Letters written to a private in the first Vermont Cavalry from friends and schoolmates at Newbury Seminary, and fraternity brothers from Wesleyan College. Some of the letters are from soldiers in the field, while others are from civilians writing about the war and their work at home. Letters discuss political climate, college courses, the trials of teaching, and the war.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
Civil War: Recipient Relationship Friend  
Civil War: Unit 1st Vermont Cavalry