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David Allan, Jr. Letters, 1862-1865

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Identifier: A0017

Title: David Allan, Jr. Letters, 1862-1865


David Allan, Jr., was mustered into service in the 29th Missouri Infantry (Union) at St. Louis in September 1862. He rose from the rank of private to captain, and was mustered out at Washington, D.C., in June 1865. He died December 21, 1917, at the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers in Danville, Illinois.

Collection includes letters written from Cape Girardeau and Patterson, Missouri, dated October to December 1862, which briefly describe conditions in southeast Missouri; letters written from Woodville, Alabama, dated January to March 1864; letters written from near Atlanta, dated July to August 1864, including brief accounts of the battles of Atlanta and Ezra Chapel; and account of the Grand Review in Washington, D.C. (Some of the letters are photocopies.)

27 folders

Finding aid available.

Cite as: David Allan, Jr. Letters, Missouri History Museum Archives, St. Louis.

Rights: UND

Place: United States

Dates: 1862-1865

Type(s): Correspondence

Maker/Creator: Allan, David, 1842-1917

Subjects: Alabama
Civil War, 1861-1865
Atlanta Campaign, 1864
Armed Forces


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