Henry M. Warren Letter,
Scope and Content
The collections consists of a letter from Union soldier Henry M. Warren, Private of the 18th Regiment, Massachusetts Infantry, to his brother Nathaniel in Massachusetts. Warren's letter, dated November 9, 1861 and written from Hall's Hill, Virginia, includes details about how the soldiers in the unit are kept busy in their down time (mostly drill and review), including a troop review that Warren says was attended by President Lincoln, who he refers to as "Old Abe."
- Warren, Henry M., 1837-1862 (Person)
Collection is open for research.
Permission to publish material from Henry M. Warren Letter must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.
Henry M. Warren was born to John M. and Polly L. Warren about 1837, the oldest of at least three children, including brothers, Nathaniel and George. He served with Company D, 18th Regiment, Massachusetts Infantry. He enlisted as a private and was later promoted to corporal. Warren appears to have been wounded at Fredericksburg, December 13, 1862, and to have died from his injuries a week later.
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The collections consists of a letter from Union soldier Henry M. Warren, Private of the 18th Regiment, Massachusetts Infantry, to his brother Nathaniel in Massachusetts.
The collections was purchased by Special Collections in May 2012.
The processing, arrangement, and description of the Henry M. Warren Letter was completed in June 2012.
- A Guide to the Henry M. Warren Letter, 1861
- Cliff Bryant, Student Assistant and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist
- © 2012 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. All rights reserved.
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