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Anthony LaPreta Collection, 1863-1890

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Identifier: A2965

Title: Anthony LaPreta Collection, 1863-1890

Description:

The collection includes the following four letters that were found in a storage locker in Florida by Anthony LaPreta: (1) Letter signed Will, camp near Clarksburg, Virginia, to his brother, May 31, 1863. Mentions that he could not get leave, and asks his brother to tell their parents to visit him. Also asks him to send him his boots and some socks. (2) Letter signed A. H. Fleming [Arlington H. Fleming(?), 4th West Virginia Cavalry], camp near Parkersburg, to his sister, September 6, 1863. Briefly discusses camp life and food in camp. (3) Letter signed Jno. M. Ebert [John M. Ebert], Frederick, [Maryland?], to his friend and cousin, June 28, 1865. Comments on the crushing of the rebellion and the end of the war. (4) Letter signed [signature illegible], Washington, Pennsylvania, to my dear little girls, July 29, 1890.

4 items

Cite as: Anthony LaPreta Collection, Missouri History Museum Archives, St. Louis.

Rights: UND

Place: United States

Dates: 1863-1890

Type(s): Documentary Artifacts
Collection

Maker/Creator: Fleming, A. H.

Subjects: Armed Forces
Civil War, 1861-1865
Clothing and dress
Military camps
Food

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