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George T. Willson letter

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS636f
Scope and Content This collection contains a letter from George T. Willson to his sister. The letter discusses the weather in Atlanta; his work escorting citizens out of Atlanta, per General Sherman's removal order; and Lincoln's chances of being re-elected president and Confederate soldiers' thoughts on the election. He also discussed Colonel Ketcham's leadership abilities and reputation in the regiment.
Dates: 1864 September 29

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  • Subject: Atlanta Campaign, 1864 X
  • Names: United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 150th (1862-1865) X
  • Names: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 X