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William C. Olds letter to Frank A. Olds, 1864-08-23

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 outside of Atlanta, Georgia. He discusses his living conditions, rumors about the movements of the Union and Confederate armies, his thoughts on the possible capture of Mobile, Alabama, by the Union, and rumors of Confederate discontentment.
Origin: 1864-08-23
Created By: Olds, William C., 1845-1893
Collection: Indiana State Library Manuscripts Small Collections
Copyright: No Copyright - United States
Geography: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Subjects: Atlanta (Ga.)
Atlanta Campaign, 1864
Greensburg (Ind.)
Hood, John Bell, 1831-1879
Indiana--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Indianapolis (Ind.)
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870
Mobile (Ala.)
Military life
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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