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 the siege of Atlanta and the fighting his regiment is involved with, casualties, the looting and desecration of dead soldiers, and opinions about the Atlanta Campaign. He also discusses his father finding work with the regiment and other family matters.
Olds, William C., 1845-1893
Indiana State Library Manuscripts Small Collections
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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Atlanta Campaign, 1864
Clothing and dress
Hood, John Bell, 1831-1879
Indiana--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
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)
Johnston, Joseph E. (Joseph Eggleston), 1807-1891
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