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Magie, James K. to unknown [incomplete]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05241.01 Author/Creator: Magie, James K. Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 29 December 1861 Pagination: 2 p.

Summary of Content: His regiment is guarding a bridge between New Haven, Kentucky and Boston, Kentucky. Guerrillas (led by John H. Morgan) cut the telegraph lines in Boston and then stayed over night in the house of a noted secessionist. Also mentions Confederate raids near the Boston Bridge.


Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryUnion ForcesSoldier's LetterUnion Soldier's LetterGuerrilla WarfareConfederate General or LeaderTelegraphConfederate States of America

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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