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Letter to Sarah Marlin, 1864 June 14

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Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1380
Letter to Sarah Marlin, 1864 June 14
Letter to Sarah Marlin, 1864 June 14

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  • 1864 June 14

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Letter from Sidney Marlin, a Union soldier (U. S. Army Signal Corps), to his wife Sallie [Sarah]. Dated June 14, 1864 from Lexington, Virginia, where Union forces were camped during Hunter's Raid. Marlin describes the Institute, comments on the destruction of VMI and Governor Letcher's property.