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D. Morris letter to Frank A. Olds, 1864-06-30

Description: This letter was written by Captain D. Morris to his friend Frank A. Olds while he was stationed near Marietta, Georgia, with Company C of the 63rd Indiana Infantry Regiment. He thanks Olds for sending things to him and William (Billy) Olds and requests for more items to be sent. He also describes in detail the marching his soldiers have done and its toll on them, the food rations they receive, his regiment's actions and casualties during the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain, news of Frank's son William, and destruction of the local landscape.
Origin: 1864-06-30
Created By: Morris, D.
Collection: Indiana State Library Manuscripts Small Collections
Copyright: No Copyright - United States
Geography: Marietta, Georgia, United States
Subjects: Atlanta (Ga.)
Atlanta Campaign, 1864
Clothing and dress
Indiana--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Kennesaw Mountain, Battle of, Ga., 1864
Marietta (Ga.)
Military life
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)
War casualties

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