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George discusses the issues the regiment is having defending against Jackson's cavalry ambushes. A local citizen faces punishment from Colonel Leggett for swearing an oath of loyalty to the Union in bad faith.

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Grand Junction, TN


Jackson’s cavalry; battle; troop movement; Secesh; Mortimer D. Leggett; camp life

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Porter, George Washington, 1838-1888 -- Correspondence; Porter familiy -- Correspondence; United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 78th (1861-1865); Confederate States of America. Army. Stonewall Brigade

Letter from George W. Porter to Francis P. Porter



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