United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives
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Scope and Content This collection consists of a letter written by Bruce Elmore on July 29, 1864, near Atlanta, Georgia, to his wife, Libbie. The letter provides a firsthand description of the Atlanta Campaign, describing sharpshooter fire, changes in Union leadership after the death of General James McPherson, and an attack involving the 15th, 16th, and 17th Corps. He also thanks his wife for the cigars she sent, asks about the farm, and expresses the hope that he will soon send money home.
Dates: 1864 July 29