Authors

Oscar D. Ladley

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Item Identifier Number

ms138_01_01_07

Creation Date

4-1-1861

Collection

MS-138: Oscar D. Ladley Papers

Keywords

ms138_01_01_07; Memphis (Tennessee); Mississippi River; Ohio River; United States--Civil War

Description

Letter to Oscar Ladley's mother from Memphis. He describes the city as "a very beautiful place" and comments on the size of the house. In his letter Oscar compares the Mississippi River being "thick with mud boiling" to the Ohio River which he calls "smooth and placid."

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Special Collections and Archives; Wright State University Libraries

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Document Type

Book

Letter, 1861 April 1, Oscar D. Ladley to Mother [Catherine Ladley]


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