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Albert S. Bayless Letter, 1867 January 29

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Note From the Collection: This letter, written 1867 January 29, describes an attack on the 9th Tennessee Cavalry by a group of Confederate guerilla soldiers. Bayless is writing to Brownlow at Brownlow's request, and the letter is meant to detail the circumstances of Confederate guerilla John Pride's death. As written in the letter, Brownlow had forced Pride to surrender, but rather than be taken Pride fired two shots at Brownlow. Pride missed, and Brownlow was able to take deliberate aim and kill Pride. Bayless calls...
Dates: 1867 January 29