Letter, Nancy G. Figgat to her husband, Charles, November 11, 1863

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Title

Letter, Nancy G. Figgat to her husband, Charles, November 11, 1863

Description

This letter (8 pages), dated November 27, 1863, from Fincastle, Virginia, is written on two identical pages of captured Union patriotic stationary with an engraving of an Antietam scene. In the letter, Mrs. Figgat recounts reuniting with a ‘dear bro’ after 4 months of imprisonment as well as the failing health of their young son, Meade. Nannie also tells her husband "Your Pa told me to tell you to 'go to a camp of instruction before you accepted a Lieutenancy.'"

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Identifier

Ms2012-080_Letter_1863_1127

Bibliographic Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Nancy (Nannie) G. Figgat Correspondence, Ms2012-080, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Rights Holder

Special Collections, Virginia Tech

Citation

Figgat, Nancy Godwin, “Letter, Nancy G. Figgat to her husband, Charles, November 11, 1863,” VT Special Collections and University Archives Online, accessed March 28, 2020, http://digitalsc.lib.vt.edu/Ms2012-080/Ms2012-080_Letter_1863_1127.