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This letter was written by an unidentified Civil War soldier to his parents in September of 1863. In it, he describes Union troop movements around Chattanooga and the hardships of crossing the river and marching. The letter may have been written by Private Andrew G. Wickham and was approved by Milton Weaver, whose papers may be found in MS.2128.
In this diary, John Ibaugh writes primarily of his movements between Philadelphia and Washington D.C. during the closing months of the Civil War. He also describes his service at the Battle of Nashville, the Battle of Chattanooga, and the Union Army's final march in Washington, D.C.
This collection houses two letters that Union soldier Watson B. Smith wrote to his mother, Mary Amanda (Birchard) Smith, on September 23, 1863 and October 1, 1863. In them, Smith discusses Union operations in the Knoxville Campaign, life in headquarters, and news from the Battle of Chattanooga.
- Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Siege, 1863. 1
- Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Assassination. 1
- Nashville, Battle of, Nashville, Tenn., 1864. 1
- Soldiers -- Michigan -- Correspondence. 1
- Soldiers -- Ohio -- Correspondence. 1
- Soldiers -- Pennsylvania -- Diaries. 1
- United States. Army. Corps, 23rd (1863-1865). 1
- United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 8th (1862-1865). 1
- United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 74th (1861-1865). 1
- United States. Army. Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 29th (1861-1865). 1 ∧ less