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MS-138: Oscar D. Ladley Papers
ms138_01_01_18; Camp Philippi; Philippi (West Virginia); United States--Civil War
Letter to Oscar Ladley's mother, sisters, and friends from Camp Philippi. Oscar writes about a story published in the Cincinnati Daily Times "slandering the Indiana troupes [sic]," which causes tension between the Indiana and Ohio volunteers. He mentions that a drunk officer from "one of the Indiana companies" rode through the Ohio camp threatening and cursing the soldiers there.
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