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George lays out challenges to his being promoted to a field officer in the 78th OVI and speaks of the foods available to the camp in Vicksburg.
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recruiting; promotion; provisions; camp life
Porter, George Washington, 1838-1888 -- Correspondence; Porter familiy -- Correspondence; United States. Army. Corps, 17th (1862-1865);
Porter, George W., "Letter from George W. Porter to Francis P. Porter" (1863). Harvey Collection Letters. 182.
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