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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives

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Leonard H. Eicholtz Civil War letter

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Identifier: ahc.MSS101f
Scope and Content This collection contains a letter sent from Leonard H. Eicholtz to Washington Townsend. Eicholtz discusses his change in base from Saint Mary's to Chattanooga, Tennessee, and explains that he is "engaged in the Construction Corps, rebuilding bridges and track in the rear of Sherman's Army." He discusses his work rebuilding a 600 foot long and seventy-five foot high bridge in six days. Eicholtz notes that Sherman has Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston on the run and predicts that the battle...
Dates: 1864 June 27