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Ephraim Tuttle Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0044
Abstract

In this letter to his parents, Owen and Permelia (Cooper) Tuttle, Corporal Ephraim Tuttle discusses the Battle of Fort Sanders. He includes descriptions of Confederate casualties, estimating that the Confederate forces lost about 360 soldiers with approximately the same number taken prisoner. Tuttle goes on to detail skirmishes at Bean's Station, Blain's Crossroads, and Rockford and mentions the lack of supplies and struggles with commanding officers.

Dates: 1863 December 13

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  • Subject: Fort Sanders, Battle of, Knoxville, Tenn., 1863. X
  • Subject: Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. X
  • Subject: Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. X