Daniel Roberts letter to mother and sisters, 1863-07-06

Description: This letter was written by Daniel Roberts to his mother and sisters while he was serving in Vicksburg, Mississippi with Company K of the 8th Indiana Infantry Regiment. It concerns the aftermath of the siege of Vicksburg including the surrender of Confederate soldiers and munitions, destruction of the city, his opinions on the surrender and the war, and the movements of his regiment.
Origin: 1863-07-06
Created By: Roberts, Daniel, 1839-1897
Source: http://indianamemory.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16066coll31/id/822
Collection: Indiana State Library Manuscripts Small Collections
Rights: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/
Copyright: No Copyright-United States
Geography: Vicksburg, Mississippi, United States
Subjects: Battles
Correspondence
Diseases
Family
Food
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885
Indiana--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Johnston, Joseph E. (Joseph Eggleston), 1807-1891
Military life
Prisoners of war
Soldiers
Transportation
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military life
United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 8th (1861-1865)
Vicksburg (Miss.)
Vicksburg (Miss.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Vicksburg (Miss.)--History--Siege, 1863
War
Weather

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