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Catalog Number 2013.076.1
Collection Lois Marshall (Trefethen) Collection
Object Name Letter
Reference code US SPHi 2013.076.1
Scope & Content Letter and envelope dated July 26, 1861, from Camp Knox, Bush Hill, Virginia, to Mr. John Grant informing him of the death of his son:
"Dear Sir, I am very sorry to inform you that your son came to his death at the Battle of Bull Run on Sunday last by a wound received from a cannonball. His loss is greatly lamented amongst us. We sympathize with you in your great affliction."
Signed by Lieutenant C.B. Green(unreadable).
Date 1861
Search Terms Civil War
Battle of Bull Run
Subjects Civil War
Battles