Civil War Letters,1862-1864

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Civil War Letters,1862-1864
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Hood, John Bell, -- 1831-1879
Nashville (Tenn.), Battle of, 1864 -- Sources
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Underground movements -- Sources
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The Filson Historical Society

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Scope and Content
Typescript copies included. Two letters written by a Union soldier named Henry. The first, 1862 Aug. 25, written from Camp Benjamin Harrison in Bowling Green, Ky., describes and expedition through "Dixie" and reports that a company of his regiment left at Red River had been attacked by four hundred guerrillas and were "cut all to pieces." A letter, 1864 Dec. 6, written in Nashville describes military movements around Nashville as Colonel Harrison and General Hood prepared for a fight.