Milton Barnes to Robert L. Allison, May 2, 1862.

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2011-05-03

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Barnes, Milton

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Letter to Rhoda Barnes' grandfather Robert L. Allison from Milton Barnes. Barnes recounts his railroad journey on the B & O from Ohio to Winchester, Virginia and then his 35 mile journey on foot from Winchester, Virginia, to his regiment in New Market, Virginia. He mentions seeing Major General John C. Fremont during his journey to Virginia and he mentions Fremonts present location in Staunton, Virginia. Along with the letter Barnes has sent "Confederate scrip" for Mr. Allison and suggests paying any debts to Successionist friends with it.

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Public domain. There are no known use restrictions.

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Railroad travel, Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890, Ashby, Turner, 1828-1862

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