Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1092. Photocopies of three Civil War letters from J. R. Simons, serving with the Union army near Vicksburg, Mississippi, to his cousins Harriet and Nancy Trout, Elkton, Todd County, Kentucky. He describes the Vicksburg fighting as well as conditions before and after the confrontation.
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Folklife Archives, Manuscripts &, "Simons, J. R. (SC 1092)" (2013). MSS Finding Aids. Paper 3118.