Letter from Eugene F. Cordell to his mother, Christine T. Cordell on October 18, 1861
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AbstractIn this letter Eugene F. Cordell describes camp life and happenings to his mother, Christine Turner Cordell. He describes a bout of typhoid fever in the camp as well as the poor diet. He also describes an incident where he is robbed of clothing. Additionally, he describes the movings of Confederate troops and his unsuccessful bid for Third Lieutenant in his company.
Series/Report No.Cordell Civil War Letters
Rights/TermsCC0 1.0 Universal
KeywordAmerican Civil War
Cordell, Christine Turner
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives, Confederate
Confederate States of America. Army
Confederate States of America. Army--Correspondence
Cordell, Eugene Fauntleroy, 1843-1913
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