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Thompson and Trundle Civil War Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-4010
Abstract This document includes two short letters written by two separate individuals on one sheet of paper during the Civil War. One letter is written by R. T. (Robert Thompson) Trundle and dated November 11, 1862. Trundle provides updates on friends serving in the war. The other letter is written by R. A. Thompson and discusses his health and desire to return to his regiment that he left in Knoxville, Tennessee. Neither note is addressed to someone, but the back of the page shows that the notes are...
Dates: 1862 November 11

William J. Helsley Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3929
Overview

Collection contains a single letter written by William Helsley, a soldier in the 19th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, on August 29, 1864. Helsley penned this letter to his wife, Mary Yauser Helsley, while stationed in Chattanooga, Tennessee. In the letter, Helsley discusses a scare in which he and others were warned of activities by Confederate Colonel Wheeler that ultimately never happened.

Dates: 1864 August 29

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Fort Sanders, Battle of, Knoxville, Tenn., 1863. 1
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