Archive Record

Object Name Image, Digital
Catalog Number 2015.001.074.a,b
Collection Matthew C. Miller Digital Collection
Description Digitized letter from O. Cantwell to his parents, John and Re Cantwell, dated January 28, 1865. Cantwell describes the Battery's arrival in Chattanooga and their travels through Tennessee. He also describes his quarters in camp, the landmarks he can see, and how heavily fortified the town is. He mentions the general belief among the soldiers is that there will be peace "in a short time."

a) Digitized letter, mentions the Chattanooga encampment.
b) Digitized envelope, addressed to Mr. John Cantwell,Hartford City, Blackford County, Ind.

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Date 1865
Dates of Creation January 28, 1865
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Accession number 2015.001