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Calvin Johnson Miscellaneous Papers,1861-1862, 1861

Part of Calvin Johnson Miscellaneous Papers,1861-1862

Knt000621Guide to the Calvin Johnson Miscellaneous Papers, 1861-1862Processed by: Processed by; machine-readable finding aid created by:Encoded bySpecial CollectionsThe Filson Historical Society 1310 South Third Street Louisville, KY 40208 Phone: (502) 635-5083Fax: (502) 635-5086 Email: holmberg@filsonhistorical.orgURL: Copyright 2001 The Filson Historical SocietyLibraries. All Rights Reserved.Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC DatabaseDate of source: Date completedDescription is in English.Guide to the Calvin Johnson Miscellaneous Papers, 1861-1862Contact InformationSpecial CollectionsThe Filson Historical Society 1310 South Third Street Louisville, Kentucky40208 USAPhone: (502) 635-5083Fax: (502) 635-5086 Email: holmberg@filsonhistorical.orgURL: by: StaffDate Completed: n.d.Encoded by: M. Plarr Copyright 2001 The Filson Historical Society. All Rights Reserved.Calvin Johnson Miscellaneous Papers,1861-1862 N/AJohnson, Calvin18 itemsNo items online. Must visit contributing institution.The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USAOpen to researchers.[Identification of item], Calvin Johnson Miscellaneous Papers, 1861-1862, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.Camp Douglas (Ill.)-- History-- Sources.Shiloh, Battle of, 1862-- Sources.United States.-- Army.-- Illinois Infantry Regiment, 55th (1861-1865)Soldier in the 55th Illinois Infantry Regiment. Letters from Camp Douglas (Ill.), while training there, describe barrack conditions; soldiers; receiving his uniform; daily activities; and family matters. His Feb. to Mar. 1862 letters from Paducah, Ky., note his regiment's movement to Columbus, Ky. and back by boat; and the poor conditions they suffered at Columbus. His 21 Mar. 1862 letter from Pittsburgh Landing, Tenn. describes coming down (up) the river (Tennessee) on boats; marching through mud; seeing poorly buried Confederate dead; and conditions in the region

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