[Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette Redway, December 3, 1865]

One of 557 letters in the series: Hamilton K. Redway Family papers, 1825-1916 available on this site.

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A letter from Hamilton K. Redway in Washington D.C. to his wife, Loriette Redway, on December 3, 1865. The letter is regarding Hamilton Redway's business and life in Washington. Redway mentions that he will remain in the city until he gets his papers, and comments on the affairs of the army in Washington. He mentions that he has visited Munson's Hill and Upton's Hill in Arlington, and informs Loriette that the grounds about the Arlington Home have been turned into a national cemetery and that the old mansion (Custis-Lee Mansion) has been newly painted. According to Redway, there were between ... continued below

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[2] p. ; 20 cm. x 25 cm.

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Redway, Hamilton K. December 3, 1865.

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A letter from Hamilton K. Redway in Washington D.C. to his wife, Loriette Redway, on December 3, 1865. The letter is regarding Hamilton Redway's business and life in Washington. Redway mentions that he will remain in the city until he gets his papers, and comments on the affairs of the army in Washington. He mentions that he has visited Munson's Hill and Upton's Hill in Arlington, and informs Loriette that the grounds about the Arlington Home have been turned into a national cemetery and that the old mansion (Custis-Lee Mansion) has been newly painted. According to Redway, there were between seven- and eight-thousand families buried in the cemetery at that time. Redway asks about his father, Chauncy Redway, as well as his daughter, Rosa Redway.

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[2] p. ; 20 cm. x 25 cm.

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  • December 3, 1865

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Redway, Hamilton K. [Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette Redway, December 3, 1865], letter, December 3, 1865; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth186783/: accessed August 14, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.