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Guide to the Alvin A. Gove Letter, March 20, 1862

Collection number: MS 17

Size: 1 item (0.10 cu.ft.)

About Alvin A. Gove

Alvin A. Gove enlisted at age 21 in Seabrook, N. H. on Dec. 6, 1861 into the 6th New Hampshire Regiment. On Oct. 15 1862 in Washington DC Alvin recieved a disability discharge.

About the Alvin A. Gove letter

A two page letter from eighteen year-old Alvin Gove, a private in the 6th New Hampshire Regiment sent from Camp Stanton, Roanoke Island, N.C. to Friend Albert, Seabrook, NH. Gove describes camp life off the coast of North Carolina and the rumor that General Ambrose Burnside has taken Richmond, Virginia.

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Preferred Citation

Alvin A. Gove Letter, March 20, 1862, MS 17, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.

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