C.A. Carson letters

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Creator:Carson, C. A.
Title:C.A. Carson letters

This collection consists of two letters from C. A. Carson, Union Army soldier at Camp near Sulphur Springs, Virginia (the extreme southwestern corner of the state, wedged between Kentucky and Tennessee), 12 September 1863, to his parents and brother. The letters are both on the same sheet of paper and discuss, among other things, an episode of fraternization between Carson's unit and a Confederate force on the far side of a river. The accompanying envelope is postmarked Washington, DC, 15 September 1863, and addressed to "S. L. Carson, South Dorridgewood, Maine."

Subjects:Carson, C. A.--Correspondence | United States. Army--Military life | Soldiers--Correspondence | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives | Letters
Institution:William Stanley Hoole Special Collections Library
Contributors:William Stanley Hoole Special Collections Library (University of Alabama)
Original Material:

C. A. Carson letters, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, The University of Alabama.

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Persistent Link to Item:http://purl.lib.ua.edu/18392