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Ansel Bement Letter
1861 September 24
The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA
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[Identification of item], Ansel Bement Letter, 1861 September 24, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.
Ansel Bement was a soldier with the 49th Ohio Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. Bement, with the 49th Ohio Infantry Regiment describes the regiment's welcome in Louisville, Ky.; stops at Camp Rousseau, and Elizabethtown, Ky.; possibly marching to Bowling Green, Ky.; inadequate food, clothing, and shelter; stealing food; camp prayer meetings; Federal troop strength at Elizabethtown and Bowling Green; and and L & N bridge burned by "Secesh." Finding aids available in repository
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