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Stoneman Family letters

Identifier: AC-553
Scope and Contents William Stoneman was the father of Stantford and Celia. Stantford served in the Confederate Army, 45th Infantry in 1861 and writes to his father on July 25, 1861 about having measles along with several others in his camp near Sweet Sulphur Springs in Monroe County, Virginia. He also speaks about the army's raid on Union sympathizer's store, netting $300-400 worth of goods.In Stantford's letter to Celia dated July 5, 1861, he spoke of a speech by General Floyd indicating a move to...
Dates: 1861