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Title Papers
Creator Potter, Thomas Corwin, 1841-1863
Description Letter, 7 January 1862, of Private Thomas C. Corwin, Battery B, 1st Ohio Light Artillery, to his sister in Michigan. Writing from camp at Somerset, Kentucky, he reflects on the war's
duration and describes camp life, troop positions around Somerset, and local citizens' fear of a coming battle. He also describes skirmishes with Confederate pickets and his hopes for an advance though Kentucky.
Collection Manuscripts
Object Name Correspondence
Date 1862
Year Range From 1862
Year Range To 1862
Other Number SC 2892
Subjects Soldiers
People Potter, Thomas Corwin, 1841-1862
Search Terms Battle of Mill Springs
Campaigns, battles, military actions
Civil War, 1861-1865
Mill Springs, KY
Somerset, KY
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Catalog Number SC2015.31.1
Dates of Creation 1862
Extent 1 folder. 1 item. Original, typescript.
Number of Images 1