Letter from Levi O. Cordell to his wife, Christine T. Cordell on September 27, 1861
AbstractIn this letter, Dr. Levi Cordell writes to his wife, Christine Turner Cordell about their son, Eugene F. Cordell. Dr. Cordell has been following Eugene Cordell's regiment in order to deliver supplies to his son. Dr. Cordell describes the land and the movements of the Confederate troops. He anticipates a battle near Eugene's location (Big Sewell Mountain) at any time.
Series/Report No.Cordell Civil War Letters;
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KeywordCordell, Christine Turner
Cordell, Levi O.
American Civil War
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence
Cordell, Eugene Fauntleroy, 1843-1913
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