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Barron, William H.


Biographical Note

During the Civil War, William H. Barron served as a private in the 6th Vermont Infantry, and later, in the U. S. Army Signal Corps. The 1870 census records a 29-year-old Vermont-born railroad clerk named William H. Barren living in Keene (Cheshire County), New Hampshire

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William H. Barron Letter

Identifier: Ms-2010-042

The collection contains a post-American Civil War letter written by Private William H. Barron of the U. S. Army Signal Corps. Letter written from Richmond, Virginia to friend, describing visits to local battlefields, boredom in camp, watching the soldiers return to their homes in the North, his hope that Jefferson Davis will hang, and the arrival of Governor Pierpont in Richmond.

Dates: 1865