Guide to the John W. Warner Letters, Mar. 11-May 2,
Collection number: MS 32
About John W. Warner (1843-1919)
John W. Warner enlisted in the New Hampshire Battalion of the First Regiment New
England Volunteer Cavalry on September 15, 1862. He was captured near Middleburg, VA
on June 18, 1863 and taken to Libby Prison in Richmond, VA. After his parole in
1864, Warner recuperated at the Lovell Hospital in Portsmouth Grove, RI. He later
returned to his home in Hampton, N.H. where he was employed as a carriage maker. For
more information about the 1st N.H. Battalion, see a transcription of Ayling's
"Soldiers and Sailors of New Hampshire".
About the John W. Warner Letters (Mar. 11-May 2, 1864)
Three letters to S. Warner, North Hampton, N.H. in which John W. Warner describes his
convalescence at a U.S. Army hospital in Rhode Island, New England politics, and his
brother’s ongoing service in the Third New Hampshire Volunteer Regiment.
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[Identification of item], [Folder], [Box], John W. Warner Letters, Mar. 11-May 2,
1864, MS 32, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire
Library, Durham, NH, USA.
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