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Letter to Mary Lawson Berkeley (Williams), 1863 November 26

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Identifier: http://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1028
Letter to Mary Lawson Berkeley (Williams), 1863 November 26
Letter to Mary Lawson Berkeley (Williams), 1863 November 26

Dates

  • 1863 November 26

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Summary

Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. Edmund Berkeley has been informed of his sister's death and offers consolation to his mother. He also gives VMI news and complains about the food (early reference to "growley" a VMI slang word used for mess hall food).