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Shifflet, Hillary (1823-1863) Collection of Hillary Shifflet, C company, 1st regiment, Ohio, volunteers [Decimalized .01-.15]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02174 Author/Creator: Shifflet, Hillary (1823-1863) Place Written: [various places] Type: Header Record Date: 1861-1863 Pagination: 15 letters

Summary of Content: Shifflet served as Private in the Ohio 1st Vols., Company C. The collection includes one letter from his father to Shifflet. By the end of the correspondence, he complains of war weariness, especially of Lincoln's interference with slavery.

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Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Soldier's LetterCivil WarMilitary HistoryUnion ForcesUnion Soldier's LetterPresidentAfrican American HistorySlaveryEmancipationEmancipation Proclamation

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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