Letter written by Simie?, Camp Paine, Paducah, Kentucky, to his brother (no name or place) describing a small skirmish with the rebels; his hopes for a real battle; and his belief that the rebel army has better officers, but that their soldiers are inferior. Also describes living conditions in his tent, etc.
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Folklife Archives, Manuscripts &, "Civil War, 1861-1865 - Paducah, Kentucky (SC 1422)" (2005). MSS Finding Aids. Paper 97.