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Letter from Arthur McKinstry to his mother. Camp Caldwell: The letter describes that Oscar Ames is not dead, Doyle suggests visiting outposts of regiment and recording experience, Arthur is on sick list from diarrhea, drill is too severe, may be about to relieve Cpt. Austin's company from scouting, slaves help however they can and want freedom desperately.

Contributor(s)

Ulysses S. Grant Association

Date

8-16-1861

Time Period

1860-1869

Object Type

text

Format (Original)

letter

Format (Digital)

PDF

Digital ID

McKinstry_Box01_FF09

Source

Arthur McKinstry Letters, Box 1, Folder 9

Repository

Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library, Mississippi State University Libraries.

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

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Contact Information

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Arthur McKinstry to Mother

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