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William Cosgrove Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2175
Abstract

This collection is composed of a letter that William Cosgrove of the 1st Ohio Light Artillery Regiment, Battery G, wrote to his aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Bowers, in Mount Vernon (Knox County) Ohio from Nashville, Tennessee on January 31, 1864. He writes of cousin Charles's death in Memphis and his own Battery's move to Nashville. Also, he speaks of conditions in camp, including a recent outbreak of smallpox and his personal troubles with rheumatism.

Dates: 1864 January 31

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  • Language: English X
  • Subject: Tennessee -- History. X
  • Subject: Ohio -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. X
  • Subject: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Artillery operations. X