Mary H. Dow letter to Almeda Shepard

Mary H. Dow letter to Almeda Shepard

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Title: Mary H. Dow letter to Almeda Shepard
Dates: 1863 January 3
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet ( 1 folder housed with minor collections MS 3624- MS 3640)
Coll. Number: ms3634(m).TEMP

Biographical/Historical Note

Mary Dow was a Union civilian during the Civil War.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a letter written by Mary Dow in 1863 to her cousin Almeda Shepard with concern that white substitutes in the army are treated worse than slaves. The letter was mailed from Nashua, New Hampshire to Shepard in Fishersville, New Hampshire.


Single document.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Mary H. Dow letter to Almeda Shepard, MS 3634. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letter View online.