Robert Hanson



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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)

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Hanson, Robert, ca. 1825-???? -- Correspondence; United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 78th (1861-1865); Fort Donelson, Battle of (Tennessee : 1862)

Letter from Robert Hanson to Francis P. Porter



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