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Fort Stedman, Battle of, Petersburg, Va., 1865

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

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John Craig Evans civil war letters

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS105f
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains transcripts of letters written by John Craig Evans to his wife, Annie, from December 1864- June 1865. Most of the letters were written in Petersburg, Virginia and consist of questions about his children, family, and home life. Evans letters also note an increasing amount of desertions as troop conditions become harsher, and mention his involvement in the Battle of Hatchers Run and the Battle of Fort Stedman. On April 1, 1865 John Craig Evans was captured at the Battle...
Dates: 1864-1865