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John A. (John Alexander) McClernand Report
1861 Nov. 12
The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA
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[Identification of item], John A. (John Alexander) McClernand Report, 1861 Nov. 12, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.
Illinois politician and soldier. A printed report on the Battle of Belmont, Mo., opposite Columbus, Ky., on the Mississippi River. McClernand describes the movement of troops by boat from Cairo; comments on the enemy's artillery at Columbus and Belmont; lists casualty figures for both sides, mentioning many Union officers by name; and describes the Federal withdrawal and arrival at Cairo
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