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Collection Correspondences of William H. Judkins
Catalog Number PA62013.48
Object Name Letter
Title Civil War Letters of William H. Judkins
Date 20 April 1862
Creator William H. Judkins
Scope & Content Handwritten letter from William "Willie" Judkins to his father, Stephen H. Judkins. William mustered in in Oct 1861 and served with the 48th Regiment, Indiana Volunteer. The letter describes his travel up the Tenn river. There is also a description of Gen. John Pope's army going down the Mississippi river and the wounded from the fight at Pittsburg. He finishes by telling the movement of other units and the baking of bread in camp.
Search Terms Civil War
Mishawaka, Indiana
Judkins, William H.
Judkins, Willie
Judkins, Stephen
General John Pope
Battle at Pittsburg
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