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Forbes (Albert M.) Civil War Letters
MS.M.055  
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1862 April 16.

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Letter to mother and father from Pittsburg Landing describing battle preparations, fighting, and war devastation in the area.
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1862 April 23.

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Letter to brother and sister from Pittsburg Landing, similar in content to April 16 letter; also describes arrival of reinforcements under direction of General Pope and Fremont and camp living conditions.
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1862 September 20.

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Letter to mother from Bolivar Camp, describing march through Memphis.
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1862 October 12.

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Letter to brother and sister from Bolivar Camp describing battle of Hatchie.
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1862 November 14.

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Letter to brother from La Grange Camp describing fighting near Holly Springs, mentions removal of General McClelland.
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1862-11-27

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Letter to mother and father from La Grange Camp describing battle preparations near Holly Springs, and troop movements under direction of Generals Sherman and McClernand.
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Undated.

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Letter to brother difficult living conditions and hardships of life as a soldier.