Daniel Hall Civil War Letter Collection

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handwritten letter from 1862
Letter from Daniel Hall to Catherine Hall, October 4th 1862 - Image Source

Collection Facts


Historical Context

212 letters written by Daniel Hall (1829-1911) to his wife Catherine Canfield Hall (1834-1907) while he served in the U.S. Civil War as part of the Company H., 1st New York Dragoons in the years 1862-1865. 

The collection was given in memory of Daniel Hall’s grandchildren, Arling Hall Saunders, Revere Hamilton Saunders (AU 1928) and Milderena Lillian Saunders Fisher (AU 1929), and donated by Linda Saunders Fisher Smith, his great-granddaughter.