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John Douglass Jarvis Letter
1 March 1862
The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA
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[Identification of item], John Douglass Jarvis Letter, 1 March 1862, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.
Jarvis was a Union soldier involved in the takeover of Fort Donelson (Tenn.). In writing to Miss M.J. Kirkpatrick, Jarvis tells tells of the three days and nights of fighting before the fall of Fort Donelson (Tenn.); his Union regiment had fought the "skermish trile"; patriotic letterhead printed in red says "Illinois every loyal to the Union and the Constitution." Cards available in the repository
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