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Box 1


Contains 1 Result:

Edward Lynn Letter, 1863 December 25-27

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Note From the Collection: This letter was written on December 25-27, 1863, in Blains Cross Roads, Tenn., by Assistant Surgeon Edward Lynn of the 65th Illinois Volunteer Infantry, to his sister. In the letter, Lynn relates the movements of his regiment during the Siege of Knoxville and the events of the Battle of Fort Sanders in late November and early December 1863. Lynn also writes of becoming acquainted with Parson William Brownlow and his family and tells of visiting the Brownlow’s home and his plans to again...
Dates: 1863 December 25-27