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    • 1864 Joseph Baker letter about Battle of Mansfield

    • Civil War; Campaigns & battles; Battlefields; Military life; Soldiers; Death; War casualties; War; War damage;
    • Joseph Baker fought in the Battle of Mansfield in Louisiana on April 8-9, 1864. he wrote a letter after the battle and sent it to his family in San Augustine. In this battle the Confederates were able to turn back the Union army and prevent an...
    • Pierce Letter

    • Vietnam War; Military life; War casualties; War damage; Reporters; Military service; Soldiers;
    • Bob to his family about his time in Vietnam. He addresses issues about Walter Cronkite and news reports. He mentions Tet, a recent ambush, and how he is homesick.
    • Pierce Letter

    • Vietnam War; Military life; Military service; War casualties; War damage; Soldiers;
    • Bob to his parents about his time in Vietnam. He writes about not having a permanent address, a recent patrol, and what some soliders do when they have a "confirmed kill".
    • Charles S. Taylor Letter, March 3, 1864

    • Correspondence; Naval warfare; Gunboats; War casualties; War damage;
    • Lawrence Taylor to Charles S. Taylor. Lawrence describes the Union Naval attack at Harrisonburg, LA. He describes the different artillery fired from the gun boats and sharp shooters. Cicero Rusk was killed, John Rusk (David's son) was wounded, 15...
    • Charles S. Taylor Letter, January 9, 1864

    • Correspondence; Interpersonal relations; War casualties; Medical aspects of war; Sick persons;
    • Eugenia Barret to Charles S. Taylor. She is writing in regards to the death of William Taylor. She recounts the letter she received from Captain Hancock detailing his sickness and last moments. He died December 9, 1893 in a house near Red River...
    • Pierce Letter

    • Vietnam War; War destruction & pillage; War casualties; Military life; Military service; Soldiers;
    • Bob to his parents about a recent 16 day mission and how miserable conditions are in Vietnam and the jungle. He also writes that he learned a man can take more then he thinks.
    • Pierce Letter

    • Vietnam War; Military life; Soldiers; War casualties; Military service; Drug abuse;
    • Bob to his parents thanking them for the letters and care package that included a radio. He got a Christmas tree which they put up and decorated. He writes about his time left and mentions his 21st birthday.
    • Evans, Jerry D.

    • Hospitals; World War II; Korean War; War casualties; Military service
    • Dr. Bobby H. Johnson interview with Jerry D. Evans gives good insight into the daily lives and hardships his family and others faced during times of war and the operation of Harmon Hospital in Longview, Texas. The interview took place in Longview.

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