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  • My Dear Brother 

    Author(s):Denison, George S.; University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Strauss Health Sciences Library
    Date:1863-10-02
    Format:Collected Correspondence 
    George wrote to Charley that he received his letter "almost a week later than Frank's (US Serviceman) which was written about the same time."
  • Charley boy 

    Author(s):Denison, Lucy; University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Strauss Health Sciences Library
    Date:1863-11-01
    Format:Collected Correspondence 
    Lucy wrote Charley about the "Great North-Western Fair" in Chicago, "Camp Douglas soldiers and the City Guards in a grand procession three miles long." She sent him a sliver of "old 'Ironsides,' the frigate Constitution," ...
  • Charley boy 

    Author(s):Denison, Lucy; University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Strauss Health Sciences Library
    Date:1863-02-19
    Format:Collected Correspondence 
    Lucy wrote to Charley, who has "gone away from home for the first-time," and to their brother Frank, who "may be out in the cold and wet; and he is a soldier."
  • Dear Charley! O Charley! 

    Author(s):Denison, Eliza Skinner; University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Strauss Health Sciences Library
    Date:1863-03-10
    Format:Collected Correspondence 
    Charley's mother Eliza, wrote to him about his brothers, Frank and Jimmy, Union soldiers. She didn’t think Frank would enlist again even to receive a bounty for reenlisting.
  • Dear Charley 

    Author(s):Denison, Eliza Skinner; University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Strauss Health Sciences Library
    Date:1863-06-06
    Format:Collected Correspondence 
    Eliza wrote that she received a letter from Frank, Charley's brother. Frank's regiment was withdrawn fom the front and he was "rejoicing in the prospect of coming home in less than a month!"
  • Dear Charles 

    Author(s):Denison, George S.; University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Strauss Health Sciences Library
    Date:1862-10-22
    Format:Collected Correspondence 
    George requested information from Charley "whenever you hear anything" about their brother Frank, who was a Union soldier.
  • Dear Brother Charley 

    Author(s):Denison, Frank; University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Strauss Health Sciences Library
    Date:1863-01-02
    Format:Collected Correspondence 
    Frank's letter to Charley of happenings in the regiment and how he was mustered into the US Service three months before.
  • My dear Charley 

    Author(s):Denison, Eliza Skinner; University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Strauss Health Sciences Library
    Date:1863-05-19
    Format:Collected Correspondence 
    Eliza shares with Charley her concern for him and the happenings at home. She shares the letter from Frank that he "is down on the Rappahannock and as far advanced as Hooker's army."
  • My Dear Charlie 

    Author(s):Denison, D. C.; University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Strauss Health Sciences Library
    Date:1863-01-07
    Format:Collected Correspondence 
    Uncle Dudley wrote Charlie about those who enlisted in the Union Service including his cousin Henry H. Denison, who enlisted in the 8th, Irving Atwood, Henry Cleavland, Seymour Culver, and many others.
  • Dear Brother Charley 

    Author(s):Denison, George S.; University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Strauss Health Sciences Library
    Date:1862-08-31
    Format:Collected Correspondence 
    Older brother George encouraged Charley to attend college but if not, he would be reconciled to Charley's "enlistment in the Army two years from now."
  • Our President 

    Author(s):Denison, Charley; University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Strauss Health Sciences Library
    Date:1861-11-08
    Format:Collected Correspondence 
    Charley's oration, dictum on "Our President," Abraham Lincoln.
  • Dear brother Charley 

    Author(s):Denison, Lucy; University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Strauss Health Sciences Library
    Date:1863-05-07
    Format:Collected Correspondence 
    Lucy wrote to Charley her concern of where their brother Frank might be and also her concerns of the war, "that Hooker is driven back, and has re-crossed the Rappahannock."
  • Dear Charley 

    Author(s):Denison, Susy; Denison, Eliza Skinner; University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Strauss Health Sciences Library
    Date:1862-00-24
    Format:Collected Correspondence 
    Susy and Eliza, Charley's sister and mother, wrote to Charley that a box was sent to Frank in the US Service.
  • My dear Charley 

    Author(s):Denison, Eliza Skinner; University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Strauss Health Sciences Library
    Date:1864-03-26
    Format:Collected Correspondence 
    Eliza wrote to Charles about Henry Cleavland who died in the war. Henry's mother "feels almost to blame somebody" because he enlisted.
  • My dear Charley 

    Author(s):Denison, Eliza Skinner; University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Strauss Health Sciences Library
    Date:1863-07-19
    Format:Collected Correspondence 
    Eliza wrote to Charley about Frank coming home after his "Reg't. volunteered to help put down a riot in New York City."
  • Dear Cousin Charlie 

    Author(s):Denison, Henry W.; University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Strauss Health Sciences Library
    Date:1863-11
    Format:Collected Correspondence 
    Cousin Henry wrote about selling his farm or be "pressed into the army," and going to a "public meeting of the Minuteman society in Meriden, New Hampshire."
  • Friend Charlie 

    Author(s):Atwood, Myron; University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Strauss Health Sciences Library
    Date:1864-02-11
    Format:Collected Correspondence 
    Cousins Myron and Charlie were School Masters for a season. He wrote to Charlie that one of his scholars enlisted and also a mutual friend, Irving, enlisted in the 8th Regt. in Texas.
  • My Dear Charley 

    Author(s):Denison, George S.; University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Strauss Health Sciences Library
    Date:1866-01-14
    Format:Collected Correspondence 
    George wrote Charley about buying plantations in which he mentioned General Lee... "Gen. Lee and myself have six plantations for this year." He sent money to Charley, "of that kind which our best southern people once thought ...
  • My Dear Brother 

    Author(s):Denison, George S.; University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Strauss Health Sciences Library
    Date:1864-11-02
    Format:Collected Correspondence 
    George wrote Charley about his fever and the fear of "an epidemic of yellow-fever. ...of several cases on vessels in the River, but fortunately, it did not spread to the town."
  • My dear Willy & Johnny 

    Author(s):Denison, George S.; University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Strauss Health Sciences Library
    Date:1864-12-09
    Format:Collected Correspondence 
    George wrote a letter to little boys, Willy (his son) and Johnny, by brother Charles where he mentioned "a good many soldiers in this city."

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