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David G. Godwin letters

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS122f
Scope and Content This collection contains letters written by David G. Godwin to his wife and to an unidentified individual called "Dr. G." He writes about the secession of Tennessee, the fall of Fort Henry, Tennessee, troop movements, skirmishes with the enemy, sickness among the soldiers, religious revivals in the camp, his thoughts on soldiers and deserters, camp life, and the removal of General Joseph E. Johnson from command.
Dates: 1861-1864, undated

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  • Names: Johnston, Joseph E. (Joseph Eggleston), 1807-1891 X
  • Names: Hood, John Bell X
  • Subject: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate X