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Collection Reference Number GLC03858.01.02
From Archive Folder Collection of John A. Parrot 
Title John A. Parrott to Sophia Parrott discussing his boredrom and the weight he has gained since he enlisted
Date 29 January 1862
Author Parrott, John A. (fl. 1862-1864)  
Recipient Parrott, Sophia  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description sister [Sophia Parrott] They are camped near Mumfordsville, on the north side of Green River. John believes they will stay there until 1 March but complains that he "enlisted for something els[e] than lying in camp and doing nothing." He is quite well and has gained twenty pounds since they went into camp. Henry is teaching at the same school as he did last winter. Signed with the rank of Lieutenant.
Subjects Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  Union Soldier's Letter  Soldier's Letter  Infantry  Education  Health and Medical  
People Parrott, John A. (fl. 1862-1864)  Parrott, Sophia (fl. 1862-1864)  Parrott, Henry C. (fl. 1861-1865)  
Place written Camp Wood, Mumsfordville, Kentucky
Theme The American Civil War; Health & Medicine; Education
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