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William R. Lacy Letter, 1861 November 14

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Scope and Contents Note From the Collection: The 6th Tennessee Infantry Regiment, under the command of Col. William H. Stephens, was in a reserve position with other units in or near Columbus, Kentucky in November 1861. Lieutenant William R. Lacy served in this regiment. This letter is a reply to his cousin, Amarila Lemons. He describes the rules and conditions placed on a soldier in the areas of Belmont, Missouri and Columbus, Kentucky. There were fourteen desertions in his company. Lacy considers Major General Gideon J. Pillow's...
Dates: 1861 November 14