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Wilson, John D.


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John Wilson Civil War letter

Identifier: 1990-0009M
Scope and Contents

Letter by Union soldier in the 102nd Regiment New York Volunteers, Company K, while stationed in Atlanta, Georgia, in October 1864 after its capture by General Sherman, written to a Chester Blackwell of Saugerties, Ulster County, New York, about the war and politics. Wilson was probably a bank clerk, which possibly explains the clear handwriting of the letter.

Dates: 1864