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Letter signed Major General H.W. Halleck, Head Quarters, Department of the Missouri, St. Louis, to Lt. Col. J.B. McPherson, A.D.C., December 30, 1861

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Identifier: D05428

Title: Letter signed Major General H.W. Halleck, Head Quarters, Department of the Missouri, St. Louis, to Lt. Col. J.B. McPherson, A.D.C., December 30, 1861

Description: Instructs McPherson to examine the prison at Alton, Ill., to determine if it is suitable for a military prison. Includes typed transcription.

Rights: NoC-US

Place: United States
Missouri
St Louis
Illinois

Dates: 1861-12-30

Type(s): Letter

Maker/Creator: Halleck, H. W. (Henry Wager), 1815-1872

Subjects: Civil War, 1861-1865
Prisons
Armed Forces

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