C. S. Phillips letter
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C. S. Phillips of the Ninety-fourth Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment wrote this letter on April 18, 1865, from Spanish Fort, Alabama, to his friend Will H. Hay. Phillips details the movements of his company toward and around Mobile, Alabama, and ends saying, "We live in hopes. We are looking for good news from Genl Shermans Army! since the surrender of Gen; Lee. How glorious."
- 1865 April 18
- Williams, A. S., III (Collector, Person)
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C. S. Phillips was a Union soldier in Company I of the Ninety-fourth Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment, First Brigade, Second Division, during the last stages of the Civil War.
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Letter detailing the movement of Union forces following the surrender of Mobile, Alabama, in April 1865.
A. S. Williams III Americana Collection, Amelia Gayle Gorgas Library, The University of Alabama
gift of A. S. Williams III, 2014
Title on box: A. S. Williams III Americana Collection - Civil War materials
Martha Bace, 2014
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