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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
MS-92: Wallace Family Papers
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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