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Robert informs Francis that Thomas has been transported home. He shares that many men in the Regiment have become sick or have passed away. The rest are building fortifications before engagement in Corinth.
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Camp in the Woods (Shiloh, TN)
disease; death (military); Camp Shiloh; troop movement; Poetry
Hanson, Robert, ca. 1825-???? -- Correspondence; United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 78th (1861-1865); Army -- Military life; Siege of Corinth (Mississippi : 1862)
Hanson, Robert, "Letter from Robert Hanson to Francis P. Porter" (1862). Harvey Collection Letters. 82.
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