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Box 1


Contains 1 Result:

E. D. Bruce Civil War Letter, 1864 February 19

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: 2017.07
Scope and Contents Note From the Collection:

This February 19,1864 letter by Private E. D. Bruce of the 8th Georgia Infantry informs of the "good health and fine spirits" of his army. Written from "E. Tenn." to his family, he informs them of his unit's recent move "down to the river about 15 miles of Knoxville" and that there are "few Yankees at or about Knoxville." He writes on the current conditions of the war and expresses that Lieutenant General Longstreet will join Confederate General Johnston soon.

Dates: 1864 February 19