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Civil War Letter
This letter was written by an unidentified Civil War soldier to his parents in September of 1863. In it, he describes Union troop movements around Chattanooga and the hardships of crossing the river and marching. The letter may have been written by Private Andrew G. Wickham and was approved by Milton Weaver, whose papers may be found in MS.2128.
Dates: 1863 September
Milton Weaver Collection
Abstract The Milton Weaver Collection contains a number of letters dating from the American Civil War describing in detail Union military camp conditions and drills, the environment of Tennessee, military operations in Middle Tennessee and Georgia (including Nashville, Stones River, Chattanooga, and Sherman's campaign in Georgia), opinions about Confederates and Copperheads, family life during the war, and the emotional trauma of conflict. The collection also includes several poems written by Milton...
- Chattanooga, Battle of, Chattanooga, Tenn., 1863. 1
- Nashville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
- Ohio -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 1
- Ohio -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories. 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1