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After routing Rebels at Holly Springs, Robert writes the Brigade is in high spirits in La Grange. He considers the community of freed men near Grand Junction. The 78th has not paid its soldiers in 5 months and holiday furloughs are not likely.
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La Grange, TN
troop movement; La Grange, Tennessee; recreation; sightseeing; Secesh; Contraband; slavery; revelry; Christmas; soldiers' pay
Hanson, Robert, ca. 1825-???? -- Correspondence; United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 78th (1861-1865); United States. Army -- Pay, allowances, etc.
Hanson, Robert, "Letter from Robert Hanson to Francis P. Porter" (1862). Harvey Collection Letters. 114.
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