Edward W. Curtis Letters (transcription complete)
Curtis, Edward W. Letters, 1855-1865, bulk 1863.
23 letters (86 p.), 3 envelopes, 4 clippings
Letters to Curtis' cousin and aunt written while serving as a private with the 88th Infantry in Nashville, Murfreesboro, and Salem in Tennessee, and Bridgeport in Alabama. The letters discuss the Battle of Murfreesboro and describe a plantation, life as a soldier and camp conditions, and the occupied South. Also a few newspaper clippings discussing the battles near Nashville, hospitals in the area, and the meaning of letters to soldiers.
Subjects: Civil War
Call Number: VAULT Case MS 10016
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