George Varney letter from Libby Prison, 1862

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George Varney letter from Libby Prison, 1862
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George Varney's letter to his mother, Mrs. Eliza Varney regarding his capture and imprisonment, as a prisoner of war, after the Battle of Gaines Mills. Varney also mentions Captain Levi Emerson and Adjutant William S. Mudgett as having been taken prisoner as well.

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About This Item

  • Title: George Varney letter from Libby Prison, 1862
  • Creator: Varney, George
  • Creation Date: 1862-06-30
  • Subject Date: 1862-06-30
  • Town: Leesburg
  • State: VA
  • Media: Paper
  • Dimensions: 7 cm x 10.2 cm
  • Local Code: 2003.032
  • Collection: George Varney Collection
  • Object Type: Text and Image

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