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George writes three men in his Company have died, and that "a sick man stands slim chance in the Army." His Company left Pittsburgh Landing or Shiloh Plains April 5th, and Thomas will remain with them until after the battle at Corinth.

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Publication Date

5-9-1862

City

Camp Leggett (Corinth, TN)

Keywords

Death (military); troop movement; camp life; battle

Subject Headings

Porter, George Washington, 1838-1888 -- Correspondence; Porter familiy -- Correspondence; United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 78th (1861-1865); United States. Army -- Military life; Siege of Corinth (Mississippi : 1862)

Letter from George W. Porter to Francis P. Porter

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