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David W. Humphrey Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3105
Abstract

This collection houses two letters from David Humphrey (signed D. W. H.) to Julia written from Union Headquarters in Nashville, Tennessee, on November 26 and December 17 of 1862. The letters discuss life in camp, General Rosecrans' good performance, family news, news of the war in Tennessee and Virginia, food being sent by the family to camp, Humphrey's desire to return home, and his love for Julia.

Dates: 1862 November 26, December 17

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  • Subject: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. X
  • Subject: Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. X
  • Subject: Correspondence. X
  • Subject: United States. Army. Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 78th (1861-1865). X