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23 January 1862: “… and after a desperate battle, which lasted from 6 in the morning until about 2 p.m. our forces gave way”

Item description: Letter, 23 January 1862, from Jeremy Francis Gilmer, a Major of Engineers in the Confederate States of America Army, to his wife Louisa “Loulie” Fredericka Alexander Gilmer. Gilmer wrote of the Battle of Mill Springs, 19 January 1862, in … Continue reading

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