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Title Papers
Creator Simons, J. R.
Description Photocopies of three Civil War letters from J. R. Simons, serving with the Union army near Vicksburg, Mississippi, to his cousins Harriet and Nancy Trout, Elkton, Todd County, Kentucky. He describes the Vicksburg fighting as well as conditions before and after the confrontation.
Collection Manuscripts
Object Name Correspondence
Date 1863
Year Range From 1863
Year Range To 1863
Other Number SC 1092
People Simons, J. R.
Trout, Harriet
Trout, Nancy
Search Terms Civil War, 1861-1865
Vicksburg, MS
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Catalog Number 1997.227.1
Dates of Creation 1863
Extent 1 folder. 3 items. Photocopies.
Number of Images 1