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Jones, John (1862-1864) to his wife

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05981.18 Author/Creator: Jones, John (1862-1864) Place Written: Lake Providence, Louisiana Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 23 February 1863 Pagination: 3 p.

Summary of Content: Described his trip leaving Memphis. Describes the scenery and gives a weather report. Mentions some plans to fight against the South in and around Vicksburg. Describes a house where he found a mahogany table. Mentions receiving a few letters.

Background Information:

People: Jones, John, fl. 1862-1864

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryUnion ForcesUnion Soldier's LetterSoldier's LetterTravelBattle of VicksburgHome FurnishingsConfederate States of America

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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