Collection Order
<< < > >>

William C. Olds letter to Frank A. Olds, 1864-07-12

Description: This letter was written by William C. Olds to his father Frank A. Olds while he was stationed along the Chattahooche River with Company C of the 63rd Indiana Infantry Regiment. He discusses the Union army pushing the Confederates off Kennesaw Mountain, his food rations and the company's health, and his regiment's orders. He also requests for his father to send newspapers about General Grant's actions in Virginia.
Origin: 1864-07-12
Created By: Olds, William C., 1845-1893
Source: http://indianamemory.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16066coll31/id/1261
Collection: Indiana State Library Manuscripts Small Collections
Rights: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/
Copyright: No Copyright - United States
Geography: United States
Subjects: Atlanta (Ga.)
Atlanta Campaign, 1864
Battles
Chattahoochee River
Correspondence
Diseases
Food
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885
Indiana--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Johnston, Joseph E. (Joseph Eggleston), 1807-1891
Military life
Scurvy
Soldiers
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military life
War casualties
Weather

Further information on this record can be found at its source.