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Object ID number 1995.03.001
Title Letters to Emma Newberry about draft dodging
Date 1860-1863
Scope & Content "Confidential" letter to Mrs. Samuel Newberry signed E. L. Wickham dated August 20, 1863. ("E. L. Wickham" was the name she was to use to send her brother mail.)
- "Strictly Confidential" letter to Emma Newberry (Mrs. Samuel) from her brother. No date.
- Letter to Mrs. Samuel Newberry dated August 22, 1863 from her brother A. E. Newberry.

[These letters from her brother were requesting her collaboration in concealing his whereabouts as it appears he was trying to escape the draft.]

Collection Newberry Family Papers
People Newberry, Emma
Wickham, E. L.
Subjects Civil War
Draft
Draft resisters
Year Range from 1860
Year Range to 1863