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    • Letter announcing his promotion to sergeant

    • Four-page letter handwritten letter by Christopher Ammons to his family that announces his promotion to sergeant. He describes his fourth visit to Song Be for another seven-day search-and-destroy mission that ended with the discovery of numerous...
    • 1968 July 24
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    • French begins by writing of an inconvenient situation (a boil) which obliged her to lie on her back at all times. She describes Confederate Gen. Wheeler's capture of about 800 Union troops in McMinnville and Wheeler's opening of their commissary...
    • 1863 October 12
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    • News of the great victory at Murfreesboro gladdened their Hearts - and they counted over the spoils - as follows - 6000 prisoners, 3000 mules, 40 cannon, quantities of ordnance & ammunition - a good deal of coffee etc. for the sick, burnt six...
    • 1863 January 4
    • Capture of Major John Andre

    • Major John Andre (1750-1780), British Army officer during the American Revolution, at the moment of his discovery as a spy carrying plans of Crown Point, New York in his boot.
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    • Sketch of Fort Delaware

    • Pencil sketch of one side of this prison for Confederate soldiers drawn by Dr. William Mark Eames, Federal surgeon. On the back of the image appears the notation, "Picture of Fort Deleware Del which Dr drew while there in 1864 guarding rebel...
    • 1864 July 7
    • Gold Fish Chateau

    • Caption reads: "Gold Fish Chateau constructed into a Brigade Hdq. By 105 Engrs. Located on Poperinghe-Ypres Road." The Chateau is a three story building, made up mostly of brick. Sandbags, used for fortification, are stacked outside the entrance.
    • 1918

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