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Collection Reference Number GLC05522.01
From Archive Folder Unassociated Civil War Documents 1862 
Title Adam M. Hallidy to Margaret McClelland Hallidy regarding her social life and their friendship
Date 5 August 1862
Author Hallidy, Adam, M. (fl. 1862-1865)  
Recipient Hallidy, Margaret McClelland  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Writes to his friend about the hot weather and having received the letter she wrote yesterday. Mentions having received two New York newspapers to keep him informed of what is going on at home. Asks about her plans to travel while he is gone. Encourages her to continue mingling with society. Wonders why she answered his questions cooly and decides that when they meet in person, he will settle the issue. Written from Camp Wadsworth. Addressed to "Maggie."
Subjects Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  Soldier's Letter  Union Soldier's Letter  Women's History  
People Hallidy, Adam, M. (fl. 1862-1865)  Hallidy, Margaret McClelland (fl. 1862-1865)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme The American Civil War; Women in American History
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Additional Information Adam M. Hallidy was a Union Army soldier during the Civil War and was in Company K, 2nd D.C. Volunteers. He married his friend Maggie McClelland 19 March 1864.
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
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