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United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 69th (1862-1865).

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Cornelius Longfellow Letter

Identifier: MS-2728

This collection contains a letter from Captain Cornelius Longfellow of the Company E of the 69th Indiana Volunteer Infantry. He writes from Camp Perry near Memphis, Tennessee, to his wife Lydia on December 2, 1862. In the letter, Longfellow discusses buying a Soldiers Memorial, his trip to Memphis from Indianapolis, the possibilities of traveling after the war, the actions of the freed blacks, and his own men.

Dates: 1862 December 2