United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives
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Scope and Content This collection consists of a letter written by James W. Courtney to his sister from a "Camp near Atlanta Georgia." Courtney discusses the lack of correspondence between the two of them and hopes that missing letters will eventually arrive. He writes that he hopes he will soon be finished with this "unholey war" and expects to capture Atlanta, Georgia, and return home within three months or so. Courtney claims that the Confederates lost 10,000 soldiers in a single charge against Union...
Dates: 1864 August 5