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Transcript of Letter to Elizabeth Rees about Passing of David Austin Rees

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Transcript of Letter to Elizabeth Rees about Passing of David Austin Rees

Description

Transcript of letter addressed to Elizabeth Stout Rees from David Austin Rees's commanding officer about his death during battle. This letter was transcribed sometime after the 1970's, but the original letter is not accounted for. This transcript has the letter of David Austin Rees being drafted into the army, following with a letter saying where he is serving and another letter telling his mother about his death in battle. This is one item from the Rees Family Correspondence Collection, which includes many letters between family members in Oregon and Ohio.

Creator

Brough, J. W.

Date

1864

Identifier

PUA_MS32_47.pdf

Citation

Brough, J. W., “Transcript of Letter to Elizabeth Rees about Passing of David Austin Rees,” Pacific University Archives Exhibits, accessed November 22, 2017, http://exhibits.lib.pacificu.edu/items/show/6109.

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