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Cholera -- United States -- History -- 19th century.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

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Edmund Dillahunter Letter

Identifier: MS-2239

In a July 21, 1849 letter to General George W. Gordon, Edmund Dillahunter of Middle Tennessee discusses a recent cholera epidemic as well as the local political scene. He expresses his dislike of secession and his fear that the rift over the slavery question will only escalate.

Dates: 1849 July 21