David G. Peck Letters,1862-1865

Descriptive Summary

Title
David G. Peck Letters,1862-1865
Creator
Peck, David G., b. ca. 1836
Subjects
Buell, Don Carlos, 1818-1898.
United States.-- Army-- History.
United States.-- Army-- Recruiting, enlistment, etc.
United States.-- Army.-- Ohio Infantry Regiment, 101st (1862-1865)
Afro-American-- Social conditions.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Letters sent to his wife while serving with the 101st Ohio Volunteer Infantry in Kentucky and Tennessee. Includes photocopies of military papers showing that he deserted from a hospital in January 1863. Peck was at the Battle of Perryville (Ky.) and questions Don Carlos Buell's loyalty in the days after the battle. Union soldier with the 101st Ohio Volunteer Infantry. Card file in repository