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Anson Patterson letters

 Collection — Box: 65
Identifier: MS-SC1148

Scope and Contents

Four letters to Helen and one to Auntie discuss his activities, occurrences and the cost of items at Nashville, his feelings about the war and the Confederacy. Mentions those from home who are doing well, sick or dead. Describes a deserter being discharged and the music played.

Dates

  • Created: 1862 - 1863

Creator

Biographical / Historical

From Joliet, Illinois served as Captain in the 100th Illinois Infantry, Company E. In charge of the Convalescent Barracks at Nashville during this time period.

Extent

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

Language of Materials

English