From The Citadel Archives Guide
Ambrotype, c. 1861-1862.
In Union Army stationed at Camp Butler, Newport News Virginia.
Coates writes to his sister in Paterson, New Jersey describing camp life, officers, hunger and climate. Stationery features colorful patriotic designs and slogans "Union Forever," "The War for the Union" and the American flag.
A1979.1 Catton (box 46, folder 5)
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