Letter, Nancy G. Figgat to her husband, Charles, December 5, 1863

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Title

Letter, Nancy G. Figgat to her husband, Charles, December 5, 1863

Description

This second letter (4 pages), dated December 5, 1863, and written on captured Union patriotic stationery with an engraving of Marshall House proprietor James Jackson shooting Col. Elmer Ellsworth, is an update of their son's worsening condition. "I cannot see that there is any hope for his recovery.” The child would die two days later.

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Identifier

Ms2012-080_Letter_1863_1205

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, December 5, 1863,” VT Special Collections and University Archives Online, accessed April 8, 2020, http://digitalsc.lib.vt.edu/Ms2012-080/Ms2012-080_Letter_1863_1205.