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Ash, Alexander J. (Alexander Jackson), 1839 - 1863


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Alexander J. Ash Civil War letters

Identifier: 1978-0560M
Scope and Contents

The first letter is by a Tennessee college student who may be A. J. or a brother John. He described the response of students and community to the new Confederacy. The second letter was written shortly before A. J.'s death, March 1863, during the Vicksburg, Mississippi, campaign. He gave a vivid description of troop life during the siege.

Dates: 1861 and 1863