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American Civil War--Illinois--139th Infantry

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

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Dietrich C. Smith papers

 Collection — Box 80
Identifier: MS-SC1414
Scope and Contents Letters to Carrie while serving with the 8th from Camp at Cairo, Ill. and Tennessee tell of his shock at the death of Stephen A. Douglas, the regiment, camp life and the battles at Belmont and Fort Donelson. Letter from Jackson, Tenn. describes being quartered among a town of Southern sympathizers. Several letters from Peter Weyhrich, 44th Illinois Infantry, to Dietrich while in Pekin from Murfreesboro and Vicksburg after its capture. Letter, 1863, from a friend in the 8th tells of the review...
Dates: Created: 1861 - 1865