Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 968. Partial letter, 1862, written by Abyram P. Staats, a private in the 74th Regiment of Illinois Volunteers Infantry, while stationed in Bowling Green, Kentucky. He recounts how he shot his thumb off and the miseries of camp life. Discharge certificate, 1863, and photo included.
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Folklife Archives, Manuscripts &, "Staats, Abyram P., 1839-1931 (SC 968)" (2013). MSS Finding Aids. Paper 2911.