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S. W. [Lowe] Letter, 1862[?] February 11

 Item — Box: 4273.002, Folder: 001

Scope and Contents

The collection contains a single letter from Lowe [the name is not certain] to Miss Roxy Barker of Limerick, New York, a small community close to Watertown. Lowe's letter is dated 11 February 1862 (the final digit spills off the edge of the page) and was sent from Falls Church, Virginia, where his Civil War unit was stationed. In it he describes conducting skirmishing drill, provisions, tents and sleeping arrangements,equipment, discipline, religious observance, and his own prayer that "I may be prepared to go in peace when it is mine to go [sic] if it is on the field of action or elsewhere".


  • 1862[?] February 11


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From the Collection: 6.1 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Local Identifier




Processing Information

Processed by John Beeler, 2007.

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266