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William C. Olds letter to Frank A. Olds, 1864-08-08

Description: This letter was written by William C. Olds to his father Frank A. Olds while he was stationed with Company C of the 63rd Indiana Infantry Regiment in Decatur, Georgia. He discusses the capture of Atlanta, Georgia, by the Union army, the election of 1864, and his thoughts about his regiment's next movements.
Origin: 1864-08-08
Created By: Olds, William C., 1845-1893
Source: http://indianamemory.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16066coll31/id/1265
Collection: Indiana State Library Manuscripts Small Collections
Rights: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/
Copyright: No Copyright - United States
Geography: Decatur, Georgia, United States
Subjects: Atlanta (Ga.)
Atlanta Campaign, 1864
Battles
Chicago (Ill.)
Correspondence
Decatur (Ga.)
Elections
Family
Family life
Food
Hood, John Bell, 1831-1879
Indiana--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Jonesboro (Ga.)
McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1826-1885
Military life
Prisoners of war
Railroads
Soldiers
Transportation
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military life
United States--Politics and government--19th century
United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 63rd (1862-1865)
Voting
War casualties

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