Letter 20

Dublin Core

Title

Letter 20

Subject

United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives

Description

Leonidas Bryant to John Bryant, August 14, 1863

Creator

Leonidas Bryant

Source

Selvage Collection, Southern Appalachian Archives, Mars Hill University

Publisher

Southern Appalachian Archives, Liston B. Ramsey Center for Appalachian Studies, Mars Hill University

Date

1863-08-04

Rights

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Format

7 3/4 x 6 1/8 in.

Language

English

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

Camp 6th Reg. August 14th
Dear Father I have the opportunity of writing a few lines to you I am well and hope this may find you all well it has been so long since I have had a letter that i would not know what was going to happen if i was to get one.[p.2] We left Steaveson tuesday last and cross the mountains on the cars we are camped at Bowen Station about eight miles from Nashville i don’t know how long we will stay here or where we will go to next i am glad we left Steaveson for it beat the north [p.3] part of Indiana for the ague I had a shake before left their this place is healthy enough we have plenty of good spring water and roasting ears handy i want to get a pays for eight or ten to go outside of the pickets and get some peaches they are no more that would [p.4] interest you I heard that you was getting up a company to go the war. I wish you would write and give the names of all the boys i know. No more at present but remaining yours
L.Bryant

Original Format

Letter

Files

Selvage_Letter19_p1.jpg
Selvage_Letter19_p2.jpg

Citation

Leonidas Bryant, “Letter 20,” Southern Appalachian Archives Mars Hill University, accessed June 7, 2023, https://southernappalachianarchives.org/items/show/213.