United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 66th
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
George Dudley Stratton letters and diary
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The collection consists of photocopies of letters written by Sergeant George Stratton, 66th Indiana Regiment, Company B, to his family, 1862-1865. The second folder includes a newspaper clipping on the Stratton family and three pages of Stratton family genealogy notes. The third folder consists of a typed and bound photocopy of Stratton's personal diary from January 1, 1865-May 24 1865 transcribed by Robert B. Scott.
Henry L. Waldrip collection
Collection — Folder: S1348
Scope and Contents This letter is written in ink on both sides of the small piece of paper. Henry Lingle Waldrip wrote to his cousin Francis Marion Cowherd on March 23, 1862, giving "Tenn. River" as his location. Henry wrote: "My health is tolerable good but am afflicted with the same disease I was when we left home ... We are told that the whole rebels are fortifying within 40 miles of us. We understand they have 100,000 but I would advise them to evacuate and move back to island No. 10 for we are going to march...