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    • MS 69-117: Mrs. Thomas Brooke Collection  1864-01-21 Letter from Darwin Babbitt

    • Letter from Darwin Babbitt to his parents, dated January 21, 1864. In this letter, he discusses relics, winter quarters (log shanties covered with tents), Confederate deserters talking about starvation on the lines, rations, the weather, the...
    • American Civil War; Darwin H. Babbitt; Babbitt, Darwin H.; Samuel A. Babbitt; Babbitt, Samuel A.; Fifth Michigan Cavalry; 5th Michigan Cavalry; Stevensburg (Va.);looting; camp life; tent; Confederate Army; deserters; food; rations; weather;...
    • MS 69-117: Mrs. Thomas Brooke Collection  1864-01-28 Letter from Darwin Babbitt

    • Letter from Darwin Babbitt to his parents dated January 28, 1864. In this letter, he discusses the weather, Confederate deserters, Union soldiers fighting for the Confederacy, and desiring a package full of supplies (including clothing, books, and...
    • American Civil War; Darwin H. Babbitt; Babbitt, Darwin H.; Samuel A. Babbitt; Babbitt, Samuel A.; Fifth Michigan Cavalry; 5th Michigan Cavalry; Stevensburg (Va.); turncoat; traitor; weather; Confederate Army; deserters; supplies; postal service;...
    • MS 69-117: Mrs. Thomas Brooke Collection  1864-03-09 Letter from Darwin Babbitt

    • Letter from Darwin Babbitt to his parents dated March 9, 1864. In this letter, he discusses the movements of his regiment, burning down a train station, destroying railroad tracks, firing on Richmond, and an African American spy.
    • American Civil War; Darwin H. Babbitt; Babbitt, Darwin H.; Samuel A. Babbitt; Babbitt, Samuel A.; Fifth Michigan Cavalry; 5th Michigan Cavalry; Yorktown (Va.); regimental history; railroad; destruction; Richmond (Va.); African Americans; spy;...
    • MS 69-117: Mrs. Thomas Brooke Collection  1864-09-18 Letter from Carlton H. Hawks

    • Letter from Carlton Hawks to Samuel A. Babbitt dated September 18, 1864. In this letter, he discusses Darwin Babbitt's capture and reassures his parents that he is not dead.
    • American Civil War; Darwin H. Babbitt; Babbitt, Darwin H.; Fifth Michigan Cavalry; 5th Michigan Cavalry; Samuel A. Babbitt; Babbitt, Samuel A.; Carlton H. Hawks; Hawks, Carlton H.; Berryville (Va.); Quartermaster Sergeant; prisoners; Union...

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