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MS-138: Oscar D. Ladley Papers
ms138_01_01_26; Camp John McLean; Cincinnati (Ohio); Commands; United States--Civil War
Letter to Oscar's mother and sisters from Camp John McLean. In his letter Oscar relates three recent events from camp: A fight between a sergeant and a tavern landlord, his first lieutenant not remembering the command to halt his company on a march, and arresting three men for insulting ladies in town.
This letter is dated 1861, but it is believed to have been written in January of 1862.
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