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This collection consists of a series of letters written between Colonel George McClellan Derby and his mother, Mary (Coons) Derby. At the time, Mary Derby was living in Chattanooga, Tennessee and George Derby was serving with the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers in such places as New Orleans, Louisiana; Smithville, Kentucky; and Louisville, Kentucky. The letters contain family updates and questions about George Derby's life and activities.
This collection contains three letters from George Morris to his wife Rowena and to his parents dating from 1863 to 1864. They discuss troop movements, life in the army, and his position as bridge guard or builder.
William Helsley wrote this letter to his wife, Mary (Yancer) Helsley, from Chattanooga, Tennessee between August 6 and 10 of 1864.
William J. Helsley wrote these two letters to his wife, Mary, on July 23 and September 7, 1864 during the Civil War. In them, he describes guarding a bridge over the Tennessee River, the Confederate retreat from Atlanta, and General Morgan's death.
- Chattanooga (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 3
- Chattanooga (Tenn.) -- History. 2
- Soldiers -- Ohio -- Correspondence. 2
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 2
- United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 19th (1861-1865). 2
- Lexington (Ky.) -- History. 1
- Louisville (Ky.) -- History. 1
- Mississippi River. 1
- Nashville (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- New Orleans (La.) -- History. 1
- Soldiers -- Michigan -- Correspondence. 1
- Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories. 1
- United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. 1
- United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 59th (1861-1865). 1
- United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 22nd (1862-1865). 1 ∧ less