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Object Name LETTER
Catalog Number 1987.030.00001
Date June 23, 1862
Scope & Content Letter from Robert F. Hoke to "Friend," New Bern, NC June 23, 1862

Physical Appearance: June 23, 1862 - [Then Brigadier General] R[obert] F[rederick] Hoke at New Bern, [North Carolina], to "Dear Friend" [unidentified] - Acknowledges receipt of his letter the day before. Had thought he was still in Miss[ississippi?]. Tells of several officer vacancies within the regiment and opportunity to raise a company. Greatly desires him to come and serve within the unit. Notes that New Bern is quite deserted. Mentions an awful storm raging and needing a healthier horse. Wants him to see if a horse is available in Charlotte, [North Carolina]. Signed "R. F. Hoke" 2 pp.
Archival History The letter from R. F. Hoke to "friends" was formerly located in the V-1-1 files.
People Hoke, Robert Frederick
Subjects Letters
Military bases
Military camps
Military life
Military officers
Military personnel
Military service
Horse artillery
Horses