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Letter from Unsigned (Sam?) to Father & Mother, 1862-10-14

 Item — Box: 1
Identifier: 42
Letter: Love, Samuel B. (unsigned) to Father and Mother
Letter: Love, Samuel B. (unsigned) to Father and Mother

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

Correspondence (87 letters and fragments) and a Dallas Morning News article. Letters are arranged chronologically, individually enclosed and then organized into folders by decade. The folders lay flat in an oversized box.

The correspondence deals primarily with the daily life of soldiers, troop movements and battles fought. Requests are often made for news from home. The newspaper article gives a detailed description of the assassination of Robert Love.


  • 1862-10-14


Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


1 Sheets


Holly Springs, MS. Tells of a fierce battle in which a friend was wounded by shelling from the Union forces. Letter ends with no salutation. Battle occurred near Corinth


Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Special Collections, Mary Couts Burnett Library Repository

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