Guide to the William B. Green Letter, Dec. 17, 1863
Collection number: MS 18
About William B. Green
On Nov. 28, 1863, in Nashua, N.H., 20 year old William B. Green enlisted as a private in Company G (New Hampshire), Second Regiment, United States Volunteer Sharpshooters. Near Petersburg, Va. William deserted on July 9, 1864.
About the William B. Green letter
From Brady Station, Va, William wrote a four page letter to his mother Susan B. Green, Raymond, NH., Dec. 17, 1863. Green tells his mother about his recent arrest for desertion, his return to duty, and his desire to be assigned to the Invalid Corps. He also describes guard duty and the number of soldiers still under arrest for desertion. Accompanied by envelope, postage removed.
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William B. Green Letter, Dec. 17, 1863, MS 17, Milne Special
Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.
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