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Box SC1850-1899.007


Contains 1 Collection or Record:

Joseph Jermain Slocum letters, 1862

 File — Box: SC1850-1899.007, Folder: 4295.01
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Joseph Jermain Slocum Letters comprise five letters that Slocum wrote between March 26 and June 1, 1862, while he was serving in the US Army in Nashville and Franklin, Tennessee, and Huntsville, Alabama. The letters describe his life as a captain in the US Volunteers Commissary Department Infantry Regiment. He signs his letters as J. J. Slocum.He wrote the first letter to his father-in-law, S. S. L’Hommedieu in Cincinatti, Ohio, where his wife and children seemed to be staying...
Dates: 1862