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John Heyl Vincent Documents and Images at Bridwell Library

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    • April 3 and 6, 1865 Letter from John H. Vincent to Elizabeth D. Vincent

    • Vincent, John Heyl (1832-1920)
    • Vincent, Elizabeth Dusenbury (1832-1909)
    • Letter from JHV detailing the horrors of the end of the Civil War. JHV was in the heart of the battle, first writing from Petersburg, VA then City Point, VA. He writes of walking across the battlefields and seeing the dead, and it being 'horrible.'...
    • January 17, 1882 Letter John H. Vincent to Elizabeth D. Vincent

    • Vincent, John Heyl (1832-1920)
    • Vincent, Elizabeth Dusenbury (1832-1909)
    • Vincent discusses the changes in the South since the end of the Civil War. He talks about the KKK and the Southern feeling toward African Americans "improving.'' He also writes about the Civil War, in the opinion of a college professor he meets,...
    • March 18 and 19, 1865 Letter from John H. Vincent to Elizabeth D. Vincent

    • Vincent, John Heyl (1832-1920)
    • Vincent, Elizabeth Dusenbury (1832-1909)
    • Letter to Elizabeth from her husband, JHV, about his work with the Christian Commission and also talking about his meeting with General Grant and Grant's assertion that the war was almost over 'He thinks there will be but little more fighting.'
    • March 21, 1865 Letter John H. Vincent to George E. Vincent

    • Vincent, John Heyl (1832-1920)
    • Vincent, George Edgar (1864 - 1941)
    • Letter to his son on the occasion of his first birthday. Written at the end of the Civil War when JHV was housed in a tent and hears the cannon 'now and then' that reminds him that he is in the midst of war. He also writes about what kind of man...
    • March 27, 1865 Letter from John H. Vincent to Elizabeth D. Vincent

    • Vincent, John Heyl (1832-1920)
    • Vincent, Elizabeth Dusenbury (1832-1909)
    • Letter to Elizabeth from her husband, JHV, detailing his experiences doing Christian Commission work during the last days of the war, also meeting President Lincoln, General Sheridan, and his report of the huge losses experienced by the...
    • October 11, 1862 Letter from Elizabeth D. Vincent to John H. Vincent

    • Vincent, Elizabeth Dusenbury (1832-1909)
    • Vincent, John Heyl (1832-1920)
    • Letter talking about the poor exchange rate (JHV is in England), the war and the Emancipation Proclamation. Also, discussion among the Vincents of their respective self-confidence issues and how they reassure each other.

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