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A. S. Andrews Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3238
Abstract

This letter from Union solider A. S. Andrews, dated four days after the Battle of Shiloh, describes the battle's aftermath.

Dates: 1862 April 11

John E. Thompson Letter and Poem

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2960
Abstract

This collection consists of a letter and a poem written by John Edward Thompson of the 20th Illinois Infantry. The letter, written on March 17, 1862 to a friend while Thompson was stationed in Savannah, Tennessee, discusses Thompson's thoughts on surviving the war and on arriving in Savannah. The poem, entitled Good Night: Who Wouldn't be a Soldier and written before the Battle of Shiloh, was published in the Advocate in 1887.

Dates: 1862 March 17, 1887 February 8

Thomas Griffin Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2963
Abstract

This collection consists of a letter from Private Thomas Griffin, then serving with Company I of the 8th Indiana Cavalry, written from Camp Shiloh to his wife on April 23, 1862.

Dates: 1862 April 23

William H. Blake Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2860
Abstract

This letter, composed in 1862 at Pittsburg Landing, Tenn., is written by William H. Blake, 3rd Iowa Volunteers, Company C, to his brother and discusses events leading to the Battle of Shiloh.

Dates: 1862

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