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Collection Reference Number GLC03858.02.04
From Archive Folder Collection of Henry C. Parrott 
Title Henry C. Parrott to his sister boasting about his good health and seizing cattle from the Confederates
Date 11 November 1862
Author Parrott, Henry C. (fl. 1861-1865)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description He estimates that two-thirds of the company is sick though he boasts that "since I joined the army I have had better health [than] I ever had before." The Cavalry had a skirmish with the Confederates and the Union forces took 2,000 head of cattle that the Confederates were driving south to their Army.
Subjects Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  Union Soldier's Letter  Soldier's Letter  Health and Medical  Cavalry  Confederate States of America  Agriculture and Animal Husbandry  Military Rations  Military Provisions  Diet and Nutrition  
People Parrott, Henry C. (fl. 1861-1865)  
Place written Nashville, Tennessee
Theme The American Civil War; Health & Medicine; Agriculture
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 Sister  
Civil War: Theater of War Main Western Theater  
Civil War: Unit 75th Illinois Volunteers