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Robert discusses Wilbur's death and recounts the Battle of Shiloh and his suspicions about "the surprise of the first day of the fight." The regiment is preparing to head towards Corinth, Mississippi.
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Camp Shiloh, TN
religion; battle; Lew Wallace; Camp Shiloh
Hanson, Robert, ca. 1825-???? -- Correspondence; United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 78th (1861-1865); Siege of Corinth (Mississippi : 1862); Shiloh, Battle of (Tennessee : 1862)
Hanson, Robert, "Letter from Robert Hanson to Francis P. Porter" (1862). Harvey Collection Letters. 76.
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