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Orlando C. Geer Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2970
Abstract

In this letter to his sister, Orlando Geer discusses how much he and his fellow soldiers dislike Brigadier General Jim B. Steedman. According to Geer, Steedman is "Like a bad cent returned to us again, this time in the capacity of Brigade Commander while when he left us he was Colonel."

Dates: 1863 May 1

Orlando C. Geer Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2971
Abstract

In this letter to his sister Hattie (postmarked Trinne, Tennessee), Orlando Geer describes combat that his unit has seen recently and tells of frustrations caused by Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest. According to Geer, ... "the Rebel Gen. Forrest has been very troublesome driving in our calvary picketts and now and then coming right up under our nose and picking up horses and picketts."

Dates: 1862 June 13

Orlando C. Geer Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2877
Abstract

Orlando C. Geer wrote this letter to his sister Hattie from Lavergne, Tennessee on March 15, 1863. In it, he discusses his responsibilities, his feelings about provisioning, the weather, and his health. He also thanks her for her previous letters.

Dates: 1863 March 15

Robert A. Kerr Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3274
Abstract

Robert A. Kerr wrote this letter to a friend from Nashville, Tennessee on December 5, 1862. In it, he discusses his regiment's living conditions and describes some fighting in the area.

Dates: 1862 December 5

Thomas M. Walker Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3216
Abstract

This letter, written by Thomas M. Walker, discusses his time in the Civil War. At the time this letter was written, Walker was stationed with the Ohio 15th Infantry in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Dates: 1863 December 4

William A. Huddard Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2119
Abstract

This is a collection of sixty-one Civil War letters written by William A. Huddard to his father. The letters begin in June of 1861 and end in April of 1864. Huddard’s letters to his father describe many aspects of life in the western armies during the Civil War. He describes battles, camp life, enemy combatants, the environment, furloughs, his health, rumors, and weather.

Dates: 1861-1864

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

William J. Helsley Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1460
Abstract

William Helsley wrote this letter to his wife, Mary (Yancer) Helsley, from Chattanooga, Tennessee between August 6 and 10 of 1864.

Dates: 1864 August 6-10

William J. Helsley Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1439
Abstract

William J. Helsley wrote these two letters to his wife, Mary, on July 23 and September 7, 1864 during the Civil War. In them, he describes guarding a bridge over the Tennessee River, the Confederate retreat from Atlanta, and General Morgan's death.

Dates: 1864 July 23-September 7

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United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 19th (1861-1865). 2
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 64th (1861-1865). 2
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 74th (1861-1865). 2
Chattanooga, Battle of, Chattanooga, Tenn., 1863. 1
Fort Donelson, Battle of, Tenn., 1862. 1
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United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 124th (1861-1864). 1
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United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 16th (1861-1864). 1
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United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 24th (1861-1865). 1
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United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 69th (1861-1865). 1
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 6th (1861-1864). 1
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 7th (1861-1864). 1
United States. Army. Ohio Light Artillery Regiment, 1st (1861-1865). 1
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