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Collection Reference Number GLC03858.01.24
From Archive Folder Collection of John A. Parrot 
Title John A. Parrott to Margaret Parrott about the lull in events since the Chattanooga Campaign and his pleasure at having only eight months left in the army
Date 16 December 1863
Author Parrott, John A. (fl. 1862-1864)  
Recipient Parrott, Margaret (fl. 1862-1863)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description sister [Margaret Parrott] Things have been quiet since the Battle of the 23rd, 24th, and 25th as the soldiers are preparing winter quarters. He hopes she will continue school this winter. He is glad he joined the Army when he did as he has only a little over eight months left to serve.
Subjects Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  Union Soldier's Letter  Soldier's Letter  Infantry  Battle  Military Camp  Women's History  Women's Education  Education  Battle of Chattanooga  
People Parrott, John A. (fl. 1862-1864)  Parrott, Margaret (fl. 1862-1863)  
Place written Chattanooga, Tennessee
Theme The American Civil War; Education; Women in American History
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 34th Illinois Infantry, B company