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Civil War Letters
The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA
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[Identification of item], Civil War Letters, 1862-1864, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society.
Typescript copies included. Two letters written by a Union soldier named Henry. The first, 1862 Aug. 25, written from Camp Benjamin Harrison in Bowling Green, Ky., describes and expedition through "Dixie" and reports that a company of his regiment left at Red River had been attacked by four hundred guerrillas and were "cut all to pieces." A letter, 1864 Dec. 6, written in Nashville describes military movements around Nashville as Colonel Harrison and General Hood prepared for a fight.
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