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MCFARLAND FAMILY INFORMATION

I’ve come into possession of a letter from what I believe to be a McFarland fighting in the Civil War written to his sister, Lizzie McFarland.

I’d love to figure out whom exactly wrote the letter if anyone has further information. Shown here are links to the 4-paged letter, copy of envelope, plus my transcript. --John Swez, Davidson, NC - posted to dcnyhistory.org 13 January 2021


Postmarked Washington, DC on April 17, 1864
Stamp US three cent Washington – Scott #?
Addressed to Miss Lizzie McFarland
Bovina, Del. Col, N.Y.
(Bovina is a town in Delaware County, New York)

Read pdf file of entire transcript . . . . . click images below to view large size




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