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Sgt. William A. Smith Letter to J. O. Jones

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3776
Abstract

A letter was written by Sgt. William A. Smith, Co. B 71 Ind. 6th Cav., on October 5, 1863. He talks about Union occupation north of Knoxville, TN and the increased price of goods and foods in the Confederate states as oppsosed to the Union. He also writes about a brigade of women marching and carrying the U.S. flag. The letter was submitted to Mr. J. O. Jones, postmaster of Terre Haute, Indiana, in hopes that he could get it published in the local newspaper.

Dates: 1863 October 5

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  • Subject: Knoxville (Tenn.) X
  • Subject: Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. X
  • Subject: Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. X
  • Subject: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. X
  • Subject: Soldiers -- Indiana -- Correspondence. X