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William C. Olds letter to Frank A. Olds, 1864-06-01

Description: This letter was written by William C. Olds to his father Frank A. Olds while he was stationed near Allatoona, Georgia, with Company C of the 63rd Indiana Infantry Regiment. He describes the layout of the Union army between Allatoona and Dallas, Georgia as they approach Atlanta. He also discusses his opinions on General Grant's movements against General Lee as well as his own possible promotion.
Origin: 1864-06-01
Created By: Olds, William C., 1845-1893
Collection: Indiana State Library Manuscripts Small Collections
Copyright: No Copyright - United States
Geography: Allatoona, Georgia, United States
Subjects: Allatoona (Ga.)
Atlanta (Ga.)
Atlanta Campaign, 1864
Dallas (Ga.)
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885
Indiana--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Johnston, Joseph E. (Joseph Eggleston), 1807-1891
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870
Military appointments
Military life
Resaca, Battle of, Resaca, Ga., 1864
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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