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    • Bone Letter, February 6, 1863

    • Correspondence; Military life; Military deserters; Civil War
    • Camp near Pine Bluff. Dr. Bone to Minerva: he has plenty of money but provisions are scarce and camp is dull, he will attend a shooting of four soldiers (3 deserters and 1 who shot an officer).
    • Charles S. Taylor Letter, July 21, 1861

    • Correspondence; Civil War; Military officers; Military life; Military deserters; Military uniforms
    • Letter from Irion to his father from Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas. Son talks about Capturing of U. S. spies and running into acquaintances of his father. July 21, 1861
    • Charles S. Taylor Letter, July 21, 1861

    • Military life; Military deserters; Military camps; Correspondence; Interpersonal relations;
    • Irion Taylor writing to his father Charles S. Taylor while at Fort Bliss, El Paso County. Texas. Irion mentions the capture of U. S. spies, a captain from Fort Fillmore that deserted to join the confederate army. He shares his thoughts about...
    • Charles S. Taylor Letter, August 10, 1861

    • Correspondence; Interpersonal relations; Military deserters; Military mobilizations; Civil War;
    • Letter from Milam Taylor to Charles S. Taylor. Milam is writing about the a recent reconnaissance mission. Troops from Fort Bliss were going to attack Fort Fillmore. Milam said that if it had not been for a deserter telling the Union Army of their...
    • Charles S. Taylor Letter, July 18, 1862

    • Correspondence; Civil War; Economic aspects of war; Military deserters; Military camps;
    • Lawrence Taylor to Charles S. Taylor. Lawrence writes that the men in his regiment are given little food, only one good meal a day. He had to send his horse home with Alvin Swinburn because they had been dismounted. Treatment of the soldiers had...
    • Charles S. Taylor Letter, August 3, 1862

    • Correspondence; Civil War; Military camps; Military deserters; Military life; Military leadership; Military officers;
    • Lawrence Taylor, Camp Crystal Hill, to Charles S. Taylor. Lieutenant-Colonel Hendricks resigned. Captain Nobles was subsequently made captain but the men did not agree with the new arrangement. They wanted Henry Curl to be captain but he refused so...
    • Charles S. Taylor Letter, November 2, 1863

    • Correspondence; Civil War; Weather; Military camps; Military deserters; Military life; Prisoners of war; Military reconnaissance;
    • William Taylor to Amelia Taylor. William writes of the weather and how muddy the bayou has gotten because of the rain. A deserter was shot from Randal's Brigade. He explains that the man thought he was with Union soldiers but it was really men from...
    • Thomas Letters, July 28, 1918

    • Interpersonal relations; Courtship; Military camps; Military deserters; Military life; Military officers; Military personnel; Military inspections;
    • Letter from Albert Thomas to Lera Millard. Albert tells Lera that some of the boys stayed in Chicago four hours later than they should have and they got in trouble. One of his friends went A. W. O. L. the previous night and is being punished. He...

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