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Title: William Cook to Louisa Van Velsor Whitman, 19 February 1865

Date: February 19, 1865

Whitman Archive ID: yal.00099

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Feb. 19th, 1865

Mrs. Louisa Whitman:

I enclose the memorandum your son gave me Feb 14th. If I can tell you anything further, myself, about him I shall be happy to do so.

I am, very respectfully,
William Cook Capt 9th U[nited].S[tates]. C[olored].I[nfantry].

92 W. 10 St. New York

George W. Whitman Capt. 51st Regt, N.Y.Vols. Prisoner of war at Danville Va in tip top health and spirits.

Mother Address. Mrs Louisa Whitman, Portland Ave near Myrtle Ave, Brooklyn N.Y.


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