This letter was written by William C. Olds to his father Frank A. Olds while he was stationed near Allatoona, Georgia, with Company C of the 63rd Indiana Infantry Regiment. He discusses his opinions on General Grant's and General Sherman's actions reported in the news, his regiment's construction of fortifications, and his life in the company.
Olds, William C., 1845-1893
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Allatoona, Georgia, United States
Atlanta Campaign, 1864
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885
Indiana--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870
Resaca, Battle of, Resaca, Ga., 1864
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military life
United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 63rd (1862-1865)
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