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J. R. Goodwin letters

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Identifier: MSS 519
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten letters. All of the items were written to Goodwin's sister, Alice. Goodwin wrote these letters while in Confederate service in Virginia and Tennesee. Goodwin tells about burying a friend, rumors, army life, and mentions the battle of Corinth and Sharpsburg (Antietam). Goodwin writes about standing sentry over a group of Union prisoners that were "the poorest looking set of men that I ever seen [.] there are some little boys among them. one of them was about...
Dates: 1861-1862