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Wilbur P. Buck Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3271
Abstract

Wilbur P. Buck wrote these three letters, dated between October 9, 1862 and June 23, 1863, to his sweetheart, Charlotte Lottie Smith. The first letter was sent from Camp Fuller and the others were written at the Officer's Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. They discuss Buck and Smith's relationship, Buck's homesickness, and the wounded and dead soldiers that Buck sees in the field hospital where he works.

Dates: 1862 October 9-1863 June 23

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  • Subject: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. X
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