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Collection Reference Number GLC02169.08
From Archive Folder Collection of Charles F. McFadden, B company, 40th regiment, Ohio, infantry 
Title Charles F. McFadden to Sisters regarding the activities of his regiment
Date 4 June ca. 1863
Author McFadden, Charles F. (fl. 1862-1864)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description No year. John is sick. He speculates on where they will go and how they will be transported after they are given marching orders. They might be put on a boat or a passenger car, but most likely they will be put in a Hog car and be "crowded in like hogs."
Subjects Soldier's Letter  Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  Union Soldier's Letter  Health and Medical  Transportation  Railroad  Travel  
People McFadden, Charles F. (fl. 1862-1864)  
Theme The American Civil War; Health & Medicine; Naval & Maritime
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Additional Information Folder Information: McFadden was a Private in the 40th Ohio Volunteers. Collection consists of letters written to his sisters and other friends and family from Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee about being on the move and skirmishing with the enemy. Describe his talks with prisoners and also mention his talks with "darkies."
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
Civil War: Recipient Relationship Sister  
Civil War: Theater of War Main Western Theater  
Civil War: Unit 40th Ohio Infantry, B Company