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Weeks, John F. (fl. 1860) to Hank

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06728.060 Author/Creator: Weeks, John F. (fl. 1860) Place Written: Chattanooga, TN Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 27 November 1863 Pagination: 1 p. ; 9.2 x 15.2 cm.

Summary of Content: A continuation of the previous letter. Writes that he marched to Chickamauga Creek the day before and spotted rebels burning bridges and their own baggage. Reports that the men have taken 80 pieces of rebel artillery and estimates that they will have 15,000 rebel prisoners. Writes that the envelope and paper are of Confederate style, the envelope being made of wallpaper.


Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryUnion Soldier's LetterSoldier's LetterUnion ForcesBattleBattle of ChickamaugaConfederate States of AmericaWartime Pillaging and DestructionInfrastructureArtilleryPrisoner of WarHome FurnishingsMilitary Supplies

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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