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J. P. Hollowell Letter
J. P. Hollowell wrote this letter to his sister, Sallie Hollowell, from camp in Bowling Green, Kentucky. In it, he mentions that his unit has been looking for a fight, but their location is too well fortified. Hollowell also apologizes for not being home for Christmas and says that he wants a new pair of pants.
Dates: 1862 January 3
William J. Crook Letter
William J. Crook wrote this letter to his cousin from the field in Kentucky on October 7, 1862. He discusses his regiment's campaign in Kentucky, including the recent Confederate victory in the Battle of Richmond. He also proclaims his belief in the Southern cause, praises Southern womanhood, and discusses religion and family life.
Dates: 1862 October 7
William R. Lacy Letter
Abstract This collection contains a letter dated November 14, 1861, by Lieutenant William R. Lacy of the 6th Tennessee Infantry (CSA) to his cousin, Amarila Lemons. Written from Columbus, Ky., he describes the rules and conditions placed on a soldier in the areas of Belmont, Missouri and Columbus. The letter includes an explanation of the treatment of prisoners. Lacy speaks of the wounded and the Union dead. He adds that a cousin, Thomas Lacy, resigned and became a Captain of a company at Union...
Dates: 1861 November 14
- Baptists -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century. 1
- Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 13th. 1
- Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 18th. 1
- Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 6th. 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons. 1