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Stuart, James to: F. W. Stuart.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06268.10 Author/Creator: Stuart, James Place Written: Graysville, Georgia Type: Autograph letter signed Date: [1864]/4/21 Pagination: 4 p.

Summary of Content: He is very tired because he has had a battalion drill for an hour every afternoon. Mentions the Fort Pillow massacre.

Full Transcript: [excerpt:]
Pretty tired for we have been taking a big game of ball today. We drill an hour every afternoon but we work a good bit harder a playing ball ...than we do at drill or anything. Yes they have had a good hard fight here [Fort Pillow] and I think that Genl. Forrest deserves hanging for butchering our men in the style that he did.See More

People: Stuart, James

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryUnion ForcesUnion Soldier's LetterSoldier's LetterInfantryBattle of Fort Pillow (Fort Pillow Massacre)BattleConfederate States of AmericaAtrocityMassacreAfrican American TroopsAfrican American History

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