George Weston letter
Scope and Contents
In the letter, Weston comments on the troubles of soldiering at Colville, refers to the arrival of news about the capture of Lee, and the death of Lincoln. The letter is very faint and hard to read.
- 1865 April 28
- Weston, George, active 1865 (Person)
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0.025 linear feet (1 container) : 1 folder
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The collection contains a photocopied letter dated April 28, 1865, by George Weston, Ft. Colville, Washington Territory, to Thomas Kern, Ft. Walla Walla, Washington Territory, regarding the American Civil war, the death of Lincoln, and the capture of General Lee.
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- Correspondence Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Fort Colville (Wash. : Army garrison) Subject Source: Lcnaf
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- Oregon Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Soldiers -- Washington Territory -- Correspondence Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- United States. Army
- Washington Territory -- History Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Weston, George, active 1865
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- Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).