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Item Identifier Number

ms92_9_5_04

Creation Date

9-16-1861

Keywords

ms92_9_5_04; McKinney, William M.; Civil War; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States. Army; Letters; Wise, Martha McKinney; Rich Mountain; Battle of West Virginia, 1861; Rich Mountain (Randolph County, West Virginia); Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870; Washington, John Augustine, 1821-1861

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MS-92: Wallace Family Papers

Description

This letter was written by William M. McKinney to his cousin Martha McKinney, September 16, 1861. In the letter he talks about daily life at the camp and the Battle of Rich Mountain in West Virginia while he was stationed at Camp Elk Forks. Camp Elk Forks was also called Camp Elkwater and was situated near Huttonsville, West Virginia.

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Special Collections and Archives; Wright State University Libraries

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Digital Services Department; Wright State University Libraries

Document Type

Book

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Epson Expression 10000 XL

Letter from William McKinney to His Cousin Martha McKinney, September 16, 1861


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