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Moses Owen Letter, 1862 February 18

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Scope and Contents Note From the Collection: In this letter dated February 18, 1862, Moses Owen solicits his mother to write more often and to take two dollars and get some stamps with it, since this letter was mailed with his last stamp. He writes, in part, that "our men...captured 15,000 men and 4 generals...they will half to come under before long or will kill all of them..." The letter was composed just after the Battle of Fort Donelson. Three months later, Owen's regiment participated in the advance on Winchester. The regiment was...
Dates: 1862 February 18