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Letter from D.P. Grier, Steamer War Eagle, on a Sand Bar, Mississippi River, to Anna McKinney, October 18, 1863

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Identifier: D00319

Title: Letter from D.P. Grier, Steamer War Eagle, on a Sand Bar, Mississippi River, to Anna McKinney, October 18, 1863

Description: Regarding travel on the boat, his separation from Anna, her request for him to read her Bible, life on the boat, arrival in Memphis, and friends in the Army. Letter is undated but can be determined to have been written on Sunday, Oct 18 with a second part added Oct 19 and a third Oct 20.

Rights: NoC-US

Place: United States

Dates: 1863-10-18

Type(s): Letter

Maker/Creator: Grier, David Perkins, 1836-1891

Subjects: Civil War, 1861-1865
Armed Forces
Religion
Transportation
Mississippi River
Steamboats

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