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Will Fisher Letters,1862-1863

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Title

Will Fisher Letters

Date

1862-1863

Repository

The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Will Fisher Letters, 1862-1863, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.

Extent

4 items

Scope and Content

Will Fisher served as a Union soldier during the Civil War. Writing to his family from sites in Ky., Tenn., and Ohio, fisher, a Union soldier, talks of burying dead soldiers, camp conditions, money shortages, skirmishes with the Confederates, and several leaders such as Ulysses S. Grant, William Rosencrans, and George Meade; he also relays news he had heard about other advances. Finding aids are available in repository

Subjects

  • Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885.
  • Meade, George Gordon, 1815-1872.
  • Rosencrans, William S. (William Starke), 1819-1898.
  • United States.-- Army-- Military life.
  • Letterheads-- United States.
  • Camp Dennison (Ohio)
  • Camp Wickliffe (Ky.)
  • Kentucky-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865.
  • Ohio-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865.
  • Tennessee-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865.
  • United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865.
  • United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Casualties (Statistics, etc.)
  • United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Economic aspects.
  • United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Personal narratives.

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