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Collection Reference Number GLC05522.03
From Archive Folder Unassociated Civil War Documents 1863 
Title Adam M. Hallidy to Margaret McClelland Hallidy describing his daily activities
Date 31 July 1863
Author Hallidy, Adam, M. (fl. 1862-1865)  
Recipient Hallidy, Margaret McClelland  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Discusses the significance of their correspondence. Describes his daily activities. Reports accompanying rioters from the New York Draft Riots to the old capitol prison to await court martial. Writes that after they see their new quarters, the prisoners won't be so quick to riot in the near future. Adds that the draft ends in Washington tomorrow and there will be much rejoicing. Addressed to "Maggie." Written from the Cliffburn Barracks.
Subjects Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  Soldier's Letter  Union Soldier's Letter  Washington, D.C.  Draft Riots  Mobs and Riots  Prisoner  Court Martials and Courts of Inquiry  Military Law  Military History  Union Forces  Civil War  
People Hallidy, Adam, M. (fl. 1862-1865)  Hallidy, Margaret McClelland (fl. 1862-1865)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme The American Civil War
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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