Finding aid and scan (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 1364. Letter, 22 February 1862, written by U.S. Army surgeon William H. Githens, Birds Point, Missouri, to his wife describing conditions, especially in Cairo, Illinois, and mentioning the activity at Forts Holt and Payne across the river in Kentucky. He includes a sketch of these fortifications.
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Folklife Archives, Manuscripts &, "Githens, William Harrison, 1826-1904 (SC 1364)" (2003). MSS Finding Aids. Paper 191.