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William Edwards Letter

Identifier: MS-1972
Abstract William Edwards wrote this letter to his cousin Jennie Searce from camp near Battle Creek, Tennessee on August 9, 1862. In it, Edwards says "we have to quit writing until they get old morgan cleaned out of Kentucky" (referring to John Hunt Morgan) and mentions that his unit has been eating poorly because they have had to ration provisions. Edwards also asks Jennie to write and "tell if any of short creek Boys has enlisted ... they ought to pitch in and help us out ... they ought to be...
Dates: 1862 August 9

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