Publication Date

5-23-2016

Comments

This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434; mssfa@wku.edu

Abstract

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3013. Letter, 25 February 1862, of John Tiffany, 10th Wisconsin Infantry, to his parents. Camped near Nashville, Tennessee, he describes forced marches, including from Bowling Green, Kentucky to Nashville, rain, sickness among his fellow soldiers, and the difficulty of reaching Nashville or receiving mail due to bridge-burning by the Confederates. Footsore from marching, he promises to “settle with Jeff for this if we ever catch him.”

Disciplines

Military History | United States History

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