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Felix Kirk Letter, 1861 November 14

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Scope and Contents Note From the Collection:

Felix Kirk wrote this letter to his father, John Kirk, from Knoxville on November 14, 1861. In it, he discuses a recent illness, two deaths that had occurred from his regiment, and some old union devil who burned a bridge. He describes his unit's recent activities in Chattanooga and Knoxville. The reverse of the letter's final page bears a printed poem entitled Dixie: Southrons, hear your Country Call You! by Albert Pike of Arkansas.

Dates: 1861 November 14