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Soldier Alexander B. Richards Civil War Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3802
Abstract

Personal correspondence between Union soldier Alexander B. Richards and his sister, Emaline Butcher of Murphysboro, Illinois, dated February 14, 1864. He details the Battle of Knoxville and Fort Sanders (Tenn.) which took place on November 29, 1863 and his trek from Chattanooga with H Co. Illinois 27th Infantry.

Dates: 1864 February 14

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  • Subject: Fort Sanders, Battle of, Knoxville, Tenn., 1863. X
  • Subject: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. X
  • Subject: Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. X