Eyewitness Letter

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Eyewitness Letter

Postby cruces » Mon Jun 20, 2011 3:00 am

First the battle-

DISASTER ON THE CUMBERLAND
THE BATTLE OF MILL SPRINGS, KENTUCKY

http://www.millsprings.net/history/the-battle-of-mill-springs-kentucky

Then the letter
http://irishamericancivilwar.com/2011/05/27/james-wall-scullys-unpublished-battle-of-mill-springs-letters/

The Kentucky battles were very important early in the war-Happy Dad's day to all

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Re: Eyewitness Letter

Postby Joe Meyer » Tue Jun 21, 2011 7:38 pm

Thanks for that post, Dave. Sully's term, a "bubble reputation," speaks to the day and times of young, inexperienced men still enthused about their prospects for glory.
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