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Greenville M. Mitchell letter

 Collection — Box: 60
Identifier: MS-SC1058

Scope and Contents

Letter to Mrs. James in Mattoon, Illinois, regarding the death of her son Thomas, killed August 24, 1864 and sending regrets from his comrades for the "fallen hero."


  • Created: September 16, 1864


Biographical / Historical

Greenville Mitchell was from Charleston, Illinois, and was serving as Colonel of the 54th Illinois Infantry at Benton Barracks, Missouri when this letter was written.


1 folder (1 folder : .5 linear inches (.042 linear feet)) : 1 page

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