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Collection Reference Number GLC05522.05
From Archive Folder Unassociated Civil War Documents 1865 
Title Adam M. Hallidy to Margaret McClelland Hallidy regarding his concerns for her health
Date 11 February 1865
Author Hallidy, Adam, M. (fl. 1862-1865)  
Recipient Hallidy, Margaret McClelland  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Replies to Maggie's letter about her serious cold and admits his deep fear of losing her to tuberculosis. Mentions his recent cold and his home remedy to cure it. Assures her that if she needs anything he will try to send her money if he can. Promises to send her another Chronicle and a long love letter. Written from the General Court Martial Rooms. Handwriting is more elegant than the first three letters, though there are similarities in style and signature. Same handwriting as GLC05522.04.
Subjects Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  Soldier's Letter  Union Soldier's Letter  Tuberculosis  Health and Medical  Finance  Love Letters  Journalism  Military Law  Court Martials and Courts of Inquiry  
People Hallidy, Adam, M. (fl. 1862-1865)  Hallidy, Margaret McClelland (fl. 1862-1865)  
Place written Alexandria, Virginia
Theme The American Civil War; Health & Medicine; 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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