Ansel Bement Letter, 1861 September 24

Descriptive Summary

Title
Ansel Bement Letter, 1861 September 24
Creator
Bement, Ansel
Extent
1 item
Subjects
United States.-- Army-- Military life.
United States.-- Army.-- Ohio Infantry Regiment, 49th (1861-1865)
Kentucky-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Destruction and pillage.
United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Underground movements.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Ansel Bement was a soldier with the 49th Ohio Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. Bement, with the 49th Ohio Infantry Regiment describes the regiment's welcome in Louisville, Ky.; stops at Camp Rousseau, and Elizabethtown, Ky.; possibly marching to Bowling Green, Ky.; inadequate food, clothing, and shelter; stealing food; camp prayer meetings; Federal troop strength at Elizabethtown and Bowling Green; and and L & N bridge burned by "Secesh." Finding aids available in repository