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Miller, Michael Murray (1861-1864) to Lile Miller

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02155.041 Author/Creator: Miller, Michael Murray (1861-1864) Place Written: Virginia Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1 April 1862 Pagination: 4 p. ; 19 x 12.4 cm.

Summary of Content: Writes from camp near Alexandria. Ink is faded. "...you asked in your letter whether we had lost confidence in Genl McClellan No Dear Lile if there is a man in the world this army loves it is him, the Reason they are down on him, they think he ought to move faster, Run his men into Battle hap hazard and have some more Bull Run Slaughters... he is a Democrat that is the [sore]... i was at the House where Ellsworth was killed the Poll is still on the House where he tore the flag off..."

People: Miller, Michael M

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Soldier's LetterCivil WarMilitary HistoryUnion ForcesUnion Soldier's LetterUnion GeneralBattleFirst Battle of Bull Run (Manassas)Democratic PartyPoliticsAmerican FlagDeathConfederate States of America

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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