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William H. Blake Letter, 1862

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
From the Collection:

This collection contains one letter, written in 1862 at Pittsburg Landing, Tenn., by William H. Blake, 3rd Iowa Volunteers, Company C, to his brother. The letter discusses events leading to the Battle of Shiloh, and the large number of troops gathered and the beautiful sight to see so many men all together. Blake also describes trees cut down by cannon balls and the sight of a dead soldier.


  • 1862

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From the Collection: 0.1 Linear Feet

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA