S.W. Lowe Letter

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Creator:Lowe, Lucius D.
Title:S.W. Lowe Letter

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."

Subjects:Lowe, Lucius D.--Correspondence | Barker, Roxy--Correspondence | United States. Army--Military life | United States. Army--Drill and tactics | Soldiers--Virginia--Correspondence. | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives | Letters
Institution:William Stanley Hoole Special Collections Library
Contributors:William Stanley Hoole Special Collections Library (University of Alabama)
Original Material:

S.W. Lowe Letter, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, The University of Alabama.

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