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Bradbury, John S. (fl. 1861-1865) Dear Brother

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03523.39.06 Author/Creator: Bradbury, John S. (fl. 1861-1865) Place Written: Little Rock, Arkansas Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 14 September 1864 Pagination: 2p. ; 25 x 19.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Bradbury writes passionately about 1864 election politics, expressing disdain for the campaigns of Gen. McClellan and Gen. Fremont, and suggesting that Lincoln is "entitled" to reelection. He also comments on Union forces capturing Mobile, AL and Atlanta, GA, and he gives the prices of food staples.

People: Bradbury, John S
Fremont, John Charles, 1813-1890
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1826-1885

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarElectionGovernment and CivicsMilitary HistoryMilitary RationsPoliticsPresidentRepublican PartySoldier's LetterUnion ForcesUnion Soldier's Letter

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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