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Contains 1 Result:

Soldier Alexander B. Richards Civil War Letter, 1864 February 14

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Note From the Collection:

This letter dated February 14, 1864 offers insight to Private Alexander B. Richard’s time in the military; specifically, it details his experience traveling from Chattanooga to fight in the Battle of Fort Sanders, Knoxville, Tenn. which took place on November 29, 1863. The letter is written from Alexander to his sister, Emaline Butcher, born Rachel Emaline Richards, of Murphysboro, Illinois. Richards also details his trek from Chattanooga with H Co. Illinois 27th Infantry.

Dates: 1864 February 14