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Correspondence, 1861.

Author: George E Pickett
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
Publication:Civil War collection of personal papers.
Database:WorldCat
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Letter from Confederate Col. Pickett, Headquarters of the 21st Tennessee Volunteers in Columbus (Ky.), to Confederate Col. R.M. Russell, Commander of the 2nd Brigade. Dated Nov. 18, 1861, the letter describes orders delivered during the battle. Picket reported 78 killed or wounded including four of eight captains, five lieutenants, and that every mounted officer's horse was shot. Confederates Brig. Gen. Pillow and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Personal narratives
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: George E Pickett; Leonidas Polk; Gideon Johnson Pillow; George E Pickett; Gideon Johnson Pillow; Leonidas Polk
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: George E Pickett
OCLC Number: 40905202
In: Clarke Historical Library
Description: 1 folder.

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Letter from Confederate Col. Pickett, Headquarters of the 21st Tennessee Volunteers in Columbus (Ky.), to Confederate Col. R.M. Russell, Commander of the 2nd Brigade. Dated Nov. 18, 1861, the letter describes orders delivered during the battle. Picket reported 78 killed or wounded including four of eight captains, five lieutenants, and that every mounted officer's horse was shot. Confederates Brig. Gen. Pillow and Gen. Polk are mentioned. Photocopies of their biographies are included. Other officers mentioned include Capt. R.J. Persons, and Col. R.M. Russell.

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