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Finding aid and full-text transcription (Click on "Additional Files" below) of Manuscripts Small Collection 2967. Letter, 9 December 1861, of A. P. Morse, serving with the First Louisiana Cavalry. Writing to his father from camp near Bowling Green, Kentucky, he describes troop numbers, movements and fortifications in the area. He also refers to an outbreak of measles and to dining with an officer involved in the Battle of Belmont near Columbus, Kentucky.


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SC 2967 MORSE A P typescript.doc (34 kB)
Letter from A.P. Morse to his father, 1861



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