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Coleman, George W. (fl. 1857-1886) to Joseph M. Maitland

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03523.10.205 Author/Creator: Coleman, George W. (fl. 1857-1886) Place Written: Chattanooga, Tennessee Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 2 November 1886 Pagination: 2 p. : envelope ; 23.1 x 14 cm.

Summary of Content: Letter addressed "Dear Cousin." Informs he has been transferred to the "South Kansas Conference." Inquires about the cost of a train ticket. Says wife and children will not move with him initially, but may follow later. Asks about people's health. Letterhead has emblem "Grand Division Sons of Temperance of Tennessee."

Background Information: Joseph Maitland enlisted on 8 August 1862 as a Private. He was mustered into "G" Co. OH 95th Infantry. He was mustered out 31 May 1865 at Memphis, Tennessee.

People: Maitland, Joseph M., 1839-1918
Coleman, George W.

Historical Era: Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1900

Subjects: Health and MedicalChildren and FamilyTemperance and ProhibitionAlcoholPolitics

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