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Letters of Hiram M. Cash [manuscript] 1861-1863.

Cash, Hiram M; Gammon, Nathaniel, Jr; Cash, Washington
Format
Manuscript/Archive
Language
English
Variant Title
Hiram M. Cash letters
Finding Aid Note
Transcript available.
Summary
Cash writes to his parents and sister from various camps and towns while serving in Virginia,1861 July 8 -1863 October 3.
Cash describes life in camp; the battles of 1st Bull Run and Williamsburg; the 2nd Bull Run campaign;the "mud March" and his experience as a prisoner of war.
Other topics include a souvenir chunk of wood from the site where Elmer Ellsworth was shot; high praise of McClellan; the first execution of a deserter; baseball; and a conversation with slaves.
There are a few letters from other correspondents including his Captain, H. T. Bucknam
Description
ca. 72 items.
Cite as
Hiram M. Cash Letters, 1861-1863, Accession #12916, Special Collections, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Robert & Virginia Tunstall Trust Fund, 2003/2004.
Other Forms
Typed transcripts also available.
Biographical Note
Union soldier in the 5th Maine Infantry.
Technical Details
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    a| Cash writes to his parents and sister from various camps and towns while serving in Virginia,1861 July 8 -1863 October 3.
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    a| Cash describes life in camp; the battles of 1st Bull Run and Williamsburg; the 2nd Bull Run campaign;the "mud March" and his experience as a prisoner of war.
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    a| Other topics include a souvenir chunk of wood from the site where Elmer Ellsworth was shot; high praise of McClellan; the first execution of a deserter; baseball; and a conversation with slaves.
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    a| There are a few letters from other correspondents including his Captain, H. T. Bucknam,
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    a| Hiram M. Cash Letters, 1861-1863, Accession #12916, Special Collections, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.
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    a| Typed transcripts also available.
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    a| Union soldier in the 5th Maine Infantry.
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    a| Transcript available.
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    a| SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Robert & Virginia Tunstall Trust Fund, 2003/2004.
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    a| Ellsworth, E. E. q| (Elmer Ephraim), d| 1837-1861.
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    a| Johnston, William D., d| d. 1861.
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    a| McClellan, George B. q| (George Brinton), d| 1826-1885
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    a| United States. b| Army. b| Maine Infantry Regiment, 5th (1861-1864)
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    a| Bull Run, 1st Battle of, Va., 1861.
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    a| Bull Run, 2nd Battle of, Va., 1862.
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    a| Fredericksburg, Battle of, Fredericksburg, Va., 1862.
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    a| United States x| History y| Civil War, 1861-1865 x| Desertions.
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    a| Gammon, Nathaniel, c| Jr.
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    a| Cash, Washington.
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    a| MSS 12916 Folder 2 w| ALPHANUM i| X030270205 l| STACKS m| SPEC-COLL t| MANUSCRIPT
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    a| MSS 12916 Folder 3 w| ALPHANUM i| X030270206 l| STACKS m| SPEC-COLL t| MANUSCRIPT

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