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Daniel W. Messick letter

 Collection — Box: 59
Identifier: MS-SC1039

Scope and Contents

Letter to his wife from Camp Lyon, Bird's Point, Missouri gives details of trip from Cairo, Ill. to Camp Lyon, camp life, the situation of the camp and his desire to get into the fight.

Dates

  • Created: February 3, 1862

Biographical / Historical

Carlinville, Illinois man serving in the 32nd Infantry Regiment, Company C during the Civil War.

Extent

1 folder (1 folder : .5 linear inches (.042 linear feet)) : 4 pages

Language of Materials

English