Letter from Eugene F. Cordell to Christine Turner Cordell on August 4, 1861
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AbstractIn this letter, Eugene F. Cordell writes to his mother, Christine Turner Cordell about his regiments march from Weston, Virginia [now West Virginia] to Lewisburg and then onto Greenbrier White Sulphur Springs. Cordell describes a skirmish between two regiments of the Confederacy due to a mistaken warning gun shot. He also describes the hotel at the Springs and the cost of food and supplies. He is serving under General Henry A. Wise.
Series/Report No.Cordell Civil War Letters
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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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