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Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Lieutenant Frank C. Lovejoy Civil War Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3570
Abstract This collection consists of several documents pertaining to the 3rd Regiment Cavalry U.S. Colored Troops of Vicksburg, Mississippi and to First Lieutenant Frank C. Lovejoy of the 3rd Regiment. Many of the letters pertain to accusations made against Lovejoy about him improperly enlisting recruits and overstaying a leave of absence. The documents in the collection include a military circular, a military pass, and documents dealing with appraisals of captured horses. The collection also...
Dates: 1863 June 7-1879 March 23

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

"Reminiscences of a Confederate Soldier"

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1263
Abstract

This collection consists of articles written in the early 1900s by Confederate soldier Charles Stephen Olin "C.S.O." Rice's memories of events in the Civil War.

Dates: 1904, 1914, 1924

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

William Taylor Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2244
Abstract

Three letters from Private William Taylor of the 43rd Ohio Infantry to his sister Susan in Morrow County, Ohio, describe experiences in the Gayoso Hospital in Memphis and another military hospital in LaGrange, Tenn., during 1863.

Dates: 1863