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Collection Reference Number GLC03859.19
From Archive Folder Collection of Byron E. Churchill 
Title Byron Churchill to Drazilla Churchill reporting that he is now driving the ambulance after an injury to his foot and that there is little to eat as so many troops have passed through
Date 21 November 1863
Author Churchill, Byron (fl. 1862-1900)  
Recipient Churchill, Drazilla  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Churchill's foot was run over by a wagon on the march to Bridgeport, so he is now driving the ambulance with the doctor. He observes a great rush to the front, but is not certain whether his regiment will be advancing there as well. Churchill notes that there is little to eat, as many troops have been passing through the countryside taking everything they can.
Subjects Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  Union Soldier's Letter  Soldier's Letter  Infantry  Injury or Wound  Health and Medical  Transportation  Wartime Pillaging and Destruction  Diet and Nutrition  Military Provisions  Confederate States of America  
People Churchill, Byron (fl. 1862-1900)  Churchill, Drazilla (fl. 1862-1865)  
Place written Bridgeport, Alabama
Theme The American Civil War; Health & Medicine
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
Civil War: Recipient Relationship Mother  
Civil War: Theater of War Main Western Theater  
Civil War: Unit 15th Michigan Infantry, A company