Letter from Levi O'Connor and Christine Turner Cordell to Eugene F. Cordell on April 22, 1861
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AbstractIn this letter, Dr. Levi Cordell and Christine T. Cordell write to their son, Eugene F. Cordell, suggesting that he stay in school until called to leave for service during the war. The letter includes information about the Cordell family's plans to leave the area should the war come to their hometown.
Series/Report No.Cordell Civil War Letters
Rights/TermsCC0 1.0 Universal
KeywordAmerican Civil War
Cordell, Levi O.
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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