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Cumberland Gap Campaign, 1862.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Charles H. Roney Civil War Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3775
Abstract

Two letters from Sgt. Charles H. Roney of the Union Army to his parents, written on April 13, 1862, and June 30, 1862. He tells his parents of his company's plans to capture the Cumberland Gap and of his pay that he intends on sending home to them.

Dates: 1862 April 13, June 30

John M. Sutherlin Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1968
Abstract

John M. Sutherlin wrote this letter to his brother, Virginia tobacco entrepreneur William T. Sutherlin, on 3 May 1862 from Knoxville, Tennessee. In it, he reports on business conditions in the South during the Civil War.

Dates: 1862 May 3

John Shanely Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3832
Abstract

This collection includes three handwritten letters by soldier John Shanely dated between April and July 1862.

Dates: 1862 April 28, May 6, July 11

Knoxville Civil War Correspondence Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3711
Abstract

This collection consists of five correspondences written by soldiers of the 16th and the 104th Ohio Infantry during the Civil War. The correspondences are dated 1862-1864 and were all written in and around Knoxville. The correspondences concern the siege of Knoxville and other battles during the Knoxville Campaign.

Dates: 1862-1864

Marcus Richardson Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3732
Abstract

A four-page handwritten letter, signed "MR" by Lieutenant Marcus Richardson, sent to Captain Joseph Washington Anderson. Written from Cumberland Gap, Tenn., the letter details the reconnaissance and skirmish that took place at Cumberland Gap in the days prior under the command of Major General Edmund Kirby Smith. The letter is dated March 23, 1862.

Dates: 1862 March 23