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James L. Rowe papers

 Collection — Box: 74
Identifier: MS-SC1305

Scope and Contents

Letter, Sept. 21, 1862 to James from his brother Edward in Chewalla, Tennessee tells of guerilla fighting and dislike of Lieutenant King in charge while the captain is away. Affidavit, Dec. 22, 1862 at Camp Chase, Ohio, re: James L. Rowe taken prisoner near Hartsville, Tenn. Dec. 7, 1862 and paroled by Gen. Braxton Bragg at Murfreesboro, Tenn. Dec. 10, 1862 after taking oath not to do any camp, garrison or field duty until regular exchange. Signed by 2nd Lieutenant Samuel Haney and Captain John Wadleigh of the 104th Illinois Infantry.


  • Created: 1862


Biographical / Historical

From Mission, Illinois served as a private in the 104th Illinois Infantry. His brother Edward served as a private in the 15th Illinois Cavalry.


1 folder (1 folder : .5 linear inches (.042 linear feet)) : 2 items

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