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Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

A. S. Andrews Letter

Identifier: MS-3238

This letter from Union solider A. S. Andrews, dated four days after the Battle of Shiloh, describes the battle's aftermath.

Dates: 1862 April 11

Civil War Soldier's Letter Written Near Savannah, Tenn.

Identifier: MS-2389

This collection contains a single letter written by a Civil War solider in Savannah, Tennessee, to his wife, dated April 14th, 1862. Although he did not fight at Shiloh, he reports on the casualties.

Dates: 1862 April 14

John E. Thompson Letter and Poem

Identifier: MS-2960

This collection consists of a letter and a poem written by John Edward Thompson of the 20th Illinois Infantry. The letter, written on March 17, 1862 to a friend while Thompson was stationed in Savannah, Tennessee, discusses Thompson's thoughts on surviving the war and on arriving in Savannah. The poem, entitled Good Night: Who Wouldn't be a Soldier and written before the Battle of Shiloh, was published in the Advocate in 1887.

Dates: 1862 March 17, 1887 February 8

Lanphear Family Letters

Identifier: MS-2319

The Lanphear Family Letters, 1854-1872, document the Civil War-era experiences of a Minnesota family. The majority of the letters are from George Lanphear, a soldier with the 2nd Minnesota Infantry who spent most of the war in Tennessee.

Dates: 1854-1872

Mrs. Robert L. Dickerson Letter to Richard B. Davis

Identifier: MS-1095

This collection consists of a handwritten letter from Mrs. Robert L. Dickerson to Professor Richard B. Davis briefly describing her family history, mostly her grandfather and his family.

Dates: 1950 February 13

Thomas Griffin Letter

Identifier: MS-2963

This collection consists of a letter from Private Thomas Griffin, then serving with Company I of the 8th Indiana Cavalry, written from Camp Shiloh to his wife on April 23, 1862.

Dates: 1862 April 23

Union Soldier's Letter regarding the Battle of Shiloh

Identifier: MS-2662

This collection consists of a letter written by a Civil War Soldier, Nathan, to his sister on May 26, 1862. The letter was sent from Columbia, Tenn. to Kansasville, Wis., and was addressed to Rachel Crawford. Nathan writes of past correspondence with his sister, and others. He also tells of some fighting he has heard coming from Pittsburgh Landing, Tenn. and Corinth, MS.

Dates: 1862 May 26

William H. Blake Letter

Identifier: MS-2860

This letter, composed in 1862 at Pittsburg Landing, Tenn., is written by William H. Blake, 3rd Iowa Volunteers, Company C, to his brother and discusses events leading to the Battle of Shiloh.

Dates: 1862