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Soldiers -- Alabama -- Correspondence

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

Charles A. Derby papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0030
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection consists of Derby family correspondence. Approximately twenty-eight letters were written by Charles Derby. The Charles Derby letters, 1844-1862, cover the period from late boyhood up to his death in battle in 1862. Included are letters (1846-1847) written while he was a cadet at the Virginia Military Institute, as well as correspondence dating from his careers as teacher and Episcopal clergyman. Two items were written during his brief service in the Confederate...

John R. Hurley Civil War letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0190
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 12 letters from Confederate soldier John R. Hurley to his sisters. The letters were written from camps at Tupelo, Mississippi, Shelbyville, Tennessee, and Chattanooga, Tennessee. Topics include camp life, hardships, and personal news.

Letter to sisters, 1862 June 10

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Scope and Contents Written from Tupelo, Mississippi. Letter regards John R. Hurley's health, the health of some of his fellow soldiers, and personal matters.

Letter to sisters, 1863 March 11

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Scope and Contents Written from Shelbyville, Tennessee. Letter regards John R. Hurley's health and life at camp.

Letter to sisters, 1863 April 18

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Scope and Contents Written from Shelbyville, Tennessee. Letter regards John R. Hurley's health, the health of some of his fellow soldiers, life at camp, and personal matters.

Letter to sisters, 1863 April 28

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Scope and Contents Written from Shelbyville, Tennessee. Letter regards John R. Hurley's health and personal matters.

Letter to sisters, 1863 May 22

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Scope and Contents Written from "on Picket Six miles from Shelbyville", Tennessee. Letter regards John R. Hurley's health, life at camp, and personal matters. Letter also mentions that "men [are] deserting very bad here."

Letter to sisters, 1863 June 16

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Scope and Contents Written from Shelbyville, Tennessee. Letter regards life at camp and personal matters.

Letter to sisters, 1863 July 7

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Scope and Contents Written from Chattanooga, Tennessee. Letter regards march to Chattanooga, health of fellow soldiers, and life at camp.

Letter to sisters, 1863 July 8

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Scope and Contents Written from Chattanooga, Tennessee. Letter regards John R. Hurley's health and life at camp.