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Moses Elkanah Thompson Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3791
Abstract

A letter written by Moses Elkanah Thompson, dated June 7, 1863, to Francis M. Blair in response to one received from Blair earlier. In the letter, Thompson briefly mentions the Battle at Vicksburg and the number of men both sides lost. He also mentions his desire for the war to end.

Dates: 1863 June 7

Thomas C. McInturff Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3410
Abstract

Thomas C. McInturff wrote this letter to his father in East Tennessee from Camp Crawford in Vicksburg, Mississippi on February 19, 1863. In it, he discusses his and Sam's health, asks his father to settle some affairs on his behalf, complains that the food and the weather are both very poor, and states that he believes that Vicksburg is the nastiest place on earth. A notation at the end of the letter indicates that it was written by a friend B. F. F.

Dates: 1863 February 19

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  • Subject: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. X
  • Subject: Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. X
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  • Subject: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. X

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