William W. Fish Correspondence
The material consists of two handwritten letters by William W. Fish during February 1864. The earliest letter, written over February 9 and 10, is addressed to Fish's sister, Martha, and is written from a camp at Lyon's Mill, just outside Knoxville, TN. In this letter, Fish mainly discusses his health and the food available to them. The second latter, written over February 19 and 20, is addressed to Fish's brother, Charles, and is written from Knoxville. Fish discusses his unit's movements leading up to their stay in Knoxville as well as information on Brownlow.
- 1864 February 9-20
The material in this collection is in English.
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0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)
The material consists of two handwritten letters by William W. Fish during February 1864.
William W. Fish was born in 1843 in North Chelmsford, Massachusetts. Fish was a soldier who enlisted on August 8, 1862 as a Private. On August 21, 1862, he mustered into “C” Co. NH 11th Infantry. However, he was discharged for disability on June 31, 1865. He was listed as wounded on December 13th, 1862 at Fredericksburg, Virginia. After the Civil War, he lived in West Somerville, MA.
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