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McKinney, Erastus R. (fl. 1851-1904) to father and friends

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02179.01.020 Author/Creator: McKinney, Erastus R. (fl. 1851-1904) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: January 1862 Pagination: 2 p. ; 19.5 x 25.1 cm.

Summary of Content: re: cooking for the mess, naming a newborn after him (possibly his son)

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Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Military HistoryCivil WarUnion ForcesInfantrySoldier's LetterUnion Soldier's LetterChildren and FamilyMilitary Camp

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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