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Edmund Dillahunter Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2239
Abstract

In a July 21, 1849 letter to General George W. Gordon, Edmund Dillahunter of Middle Tennessee discusses a recent cholera epidemic as well as the local political scene. He expresses his dislike of secession and his fear that the rift over the slavery question will only escalate.

Dates: 1849 July 21

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  • Subject: Tennessee -- Politics and government. X
  • Subject: Cholera -- United States -- History -- 19th century. X