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Thomas suggests that the Union army's use of African American soldiers "may keep me in Libby until the end of the war." He writes that he was treated for fever in the prison hospital and lists the officers of the 122nd that he knows are imprisoned with him.

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Libby, Richmond, VA


Libby prison; disease; hospital; African American soldiers; Morgan’s Ohio raid; provisions; Charles Caldwell McCabe (OWU)

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Armstrong, Thomas Sumption, 1835-1909 -- Correspondence; Armstrong family -- Correspondence; United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 122nd (1862-1865); Prisoners of War; Libby Prison

Letter from Thomas S. Armstrong to Jacob G. Armstrong



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