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MS-138: Oscar D. Ladley Papers
ms138_01_01_25; 79th Regiment; 75th Regiment; Camp John McLean; Cincinnati (Ohio); United States--Civil War
Letter to Oscar Ladley's mother and sisters from Camp John McLean. Oscar writes about the consolidation of the 79th and 75th regiments and the conflicts between the two regiments. He mentions his friend, John Hawkins, writing to him about being dissatisfied with camp life. Oscar also writes about his first lieutenant, Franklin Raikes, asking him to "instruct him in the school of the Soldier."
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