[Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette Redway, May 29, 1865]

One of 556 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 at Kelly's Creek in West Virginia to his wife, Loriette Redway, on May 29, 1865. In the letter, Hamilton Redway expresses his affection for his wife and asks about Ellen. This could be in reference to his niece, Ellen Loretta. He mentions that the one year men are soon to be discharged, leaving the regiment below the minimum number. Some camps, including his own, will have to be consolidated. Also included with this item is the envelope in which the letter was sent. The envelope is addressed to Mrs. H. K. Redway in Mannsville, ... continued below

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[1] p. ; 30.5 cm. x 19.5 cm.

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Redway, Hamilton K. May 29, 1865.

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A letter from Hamilton K. Redway at Kelly's Creek in West Virginia to his wife, Loriette Redway, on May 29, 1865. In the letter, Hamilton Redway expresses his affection for his wife and asks about Ellen. This could be in reference to his niece, Ellen Loretta. He mentions that the one year men are soon to be discharged, leaving the regiment below the minimum number. Some camps, including his own, will have to be consolidated.

Also included with this item is the envelope in which the letter was sent. The envelope is addressed to Mrs. H. K. Redway in Mannsville, New York.

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[1] p. ; 30.5 cm. x 19.5 cm.

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[1] p. ; 7.5 cm. x 12.5 cm.

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  • May 29, 1865

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Redway, Hamilton K. [Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette Redway, May 29, 1865], letter, May 29, 1865; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth186790/: accessed December 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.