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Letter signed W.T. Thompson, Pontchitoula, La., to Major General B.F. Butler, New Orleans, and attached note of M. Jeff Thompson to General Ruggles, September 13, 1862

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Identifier: D06170

Title: Letter signed W.T. Thompson, Pontchitoula, La., to Major General B.F. Butler, New Orleans, and attached note of M. Jeff Thompson to General Ruggles, September 13, 1862

Description: States, “I am directed by General M. Jeff Thompson to send tomorrow, by flag of truce, your Lieutenant A.G. Getchell, and G.L. Brown, whom you inadvertently sent with Mrs. Graham ‘on the sad errand of getting the remains of her late husband. . . .”

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Place: United States
Louisiana

Dates: 1862-09-13

Type(s): Correspondence

Maker/Creator: Thompson, W.T.

Subjects: Civil War, 1861-1865
Armed Forces
War casualties
Women

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