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 by the Union army and the end of the Atlanta campaign, the election of 1864, family affairs, the draft, and requests for his father to send him books to read.
Olds, William C., 1845-1893
Indiana State Library Manuscripts Small Collections
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Decatur, Georgia, United States
Atlanta Campaign, 1864
Hood, John Bell, 1831-1879
Indiana--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
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)
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