William H. Blake Letter
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.
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This letter, composed in 1862 at Pittsburg Landing, Tenn., is written by William H. Blake, 3rd Iowa Volunteers, Company C, to his brother and discusses events leading to the Battle of Shiloh.
William H. Blake served in the 3rd Iowa Volunteers, Company C, during the Civil War.
Collection consists of one folder.
Purchased by Special Collections, July 13, 2006.
Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA