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Captain William E. Merrill's Rail Road Bridges and Tunnels Document

Identifier: MS-3844

This collection contains a lithograph document compiled by Captain William E. Merrill in 1864 featuring records of bridges and tunnels along the railway between Georgia and Tennessee.

Dates: 1864

Kate Thornberg Letter

Identifier: MS-2908

In this letter to her sister Veronica Boyers in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Nashville resident Kate Thornberg tells of freezing weather and a lack of food due to the influx of Union Soldiers and Confederate refugees and the Union's control of the Lexington and Nashville Railway Line.

Dates: 1864 December 10

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