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Letter signed J.M. Bemis, St. Louis, to his sister Jenny, August 25, 1861

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Identifier: D02231

Title: Letter signed J.M. Bemis, St. Louis, to his sister Jenny, August 25, 1861

Description: Expresses his concerns that the war will be long and bloody and will result in the establishment of the Southern Confederacy. Comments on the Battles of Manassas [Bull Run] and Wilson's Creek, including casualties and the death of General Lyon.

Rights: NoC-US

Place: United States
Missouri
St Louis

Dates: 1861-08-25

Type(s): Letter

Maker/Creator: Bemis, Judson Moss, 1833-1921

Subjects: Wilson's Creek, Battle of, Mo., 1861
Bull Run, 1st Battle of, Va., 1861
Civil War, 1861-1865
War casualties
Armed Forces
Battles

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