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Thomas details two weeks of his regiment's travel and camp conditions. Wilbur contracts "lung fever" and leaves camp for a hospital in Cincinnati.

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Fort Donelson, TN


battle; troop movement; disease; death (military); camp life; Confederate soldiers

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Armstrong, Thomas Sumption, 1835-1909 -- Correspondence; United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 78th (1861-1865); United States. Army -- Military life; Fort Donelson, Battle of (Tennessee : 1862)

Letter from Thomas S. Armstrong to Francis P. Porter



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