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Tiffany, John, 1842-1862 (SC 3013)

By Manuscripts \u26 Folklife Archives


Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3013. Letter, 25 February 1862, of John Tiffany, 10th Wisconsin Infantry, to his parents. Camped near Nashville, Tennessee, he describes forced marches, including from Bowling Green, Kentucky to Nashville, rain, sickness among his fellow soldiers, and the difficulty of reaching Nashville or receiving mail due to bridge-burning by the Confederates. Footsore from marching, he promises to “settle with Jeff for this if we ever catch him.

Topics: John Tiffany, Civil War, Bowling Green, Kentucky, Military life, Munfordville, Kentucky, Wisconsin, Soldiers, Tennessee, Eli Tiffany, Mary Turner Tiffany, Mary Tiffany, Military History, United States History
Publisher: TopSCHOLAR®
Year: 2016
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