Edward Alonzo True Correspondence 1860-1864

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Edward Alonzo True

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Contributing Institution

Maine State Archives

Identifier

C209738

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Letter from Edward True writing from Hilton Head, South Carolina to an unknown recipient. Mentions his toothache and that all the boys from Hope and vicinity are well. Discusses "severe losses sustained by our forces on James' Island near Charleston...lost as near as I can learn between 600 and 700 men."

"It is a sad sight to go through the wards and see the poor fellows wounded in all manner of ways. Seven have died - great many operations are being performed and cutting off arms and legs, etc."

Exact Creation Date

6-23-1862

Language

English

Other Location

Hilton Head, South Carolina

Disciplines

History | Military History | United States History

Letter from Edward True, June 23, 1862

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