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Robert describes travel to a battle at Fort Donelson on the Steamer Neptune via the Cumberland River and the circumstances by which the 78th OVI missed military engagement.
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Fort Donelson, TN
battle; troop movement; disease; haversacks; hospital; death (military)
Hanson, Robert, ca. 1825-???? -- Correspondence; United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 78th (1861-1865); Fort Donelson, Battle of (Tennessee : 1862)
Hanson, Robert, "Letter from Robert Hanson to Francis P. Porter" (1862). Harvey Collection Letters. 54.
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