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Charles Christensen Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2762
Abstract

This collection contains a February 21, 1862, letter from Civil War soldier Charles Christensen, camped at Cairo, Illinois, to Richard Morris of Cedar Lake Wisconsin. Christensen, a member of the 8th Wisconsin, discusses his regiment, Union victories at Forts Donelson and Henry, Confederate General Lloyd Tilghman, possible rebel attacks at Cairo, the overpopulation of prisoners of war, as well as personal family matters.

Dates: 1862 February 21

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  • Subject: Tennessee -- History. X
  • Subject: Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. X
  • Subject: Soldiers -- Wisconsin -- Correspondence. X
  • Subject: Fort Henry, Battle of, Tenn., 1862. X