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Thomas uses a march through the field with his regiment to provide a tour of the battlegrounds around camp that comprised the Battle of Shiloh.
Daily Zanesville Courier
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Camp Shiloh, TN
Camp Shiloh; camp life; provisions; troop movement; Secesh; death (civilian); sightseeing; battle; sharpshooting; death (military)
War correspondents; United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 78th (1861-1865); Armstrong, Thomas Sumption, 1835-1909 -- Correspondence; Shiloh, Battle of (Tennessee : 1862)
Armstrong, Thomas S., "Letter from Thomas S. Armstrong to Editor" (1862). Harvey Collection Newspapers. 6.