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[Letter to Annie Pettis dated 1864 Feb 26]

From: George Henry Pettis papers

[Letter to Annie Pettis dated 1864 Feb 26]

From: George Henry Pettis papers

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Creator: Pettis, George H.
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Date: 1864 Feb 26
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George Henry Pettis, lieutenant in the California Volunteers during the Civil War, recruited and commanded company K, 1st California Volunteer Infantry, under colonel James H. Carleton, in its campaigns in New Mexico, Arizona, and Texas.
Abstract:
Pettis's letters to his wife Annie describe the army posts, towns, and the difficulties of frontier duty in a time of limited communication and erratic pay. Included are the descriptive rolls of the men recruited by Pettis, giving rank, age, size, description, place of birth, occupation, and enlistment date, with, in some cases, notation as to cause of death.
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4 p. ; 23.1 x 20.4 cm.
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Object ID: 16495682
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