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Collection Reference Number GLC03858.01.09
From Archive Folder Collection of John A. Parrot 
Title John A. Parrott to Margaret Parrott praising her plans to teach and lamenting that Sophia is still ill
Date 18 November 1862
Author Parrott, John A. (fl. 1862-1864)  
Recipient Parrott, Margaret (fl. 1862-1863)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description sister [ Margaret Parrott] John would like to stay in camp through the winter but resolves to accept any marching orders they receive. He is glad that she is going to school and will be a teacher for an education "is the best thing you can have to get through the world." He is sorry that Sophia is still ill. He would like her to come to Illinois when the war is over.
Subjects Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  Union Soldier's Letter  Soldier's Letter  Infantry  Women's History  Health and Medical  Women's Education  Education  
People Parrott, John A. (fl. 1862-1864)  Parrott, Margaret (fl. 1862-1863)  Parrott, Sophia (fl. 1862-1864)  
Place written Nashville, Tennessee
Theme The American Civil War; Health & Medicine; Education; Women in American History
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
Civil War: Recipient Relationship Sister  
Civil War: Theater of War Main Western Theater  
Civil War: Unit 34th Illinois Infantry, B company