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B189: Letter of Thomas C. Fletcher (1827-1899), Desoto, Mo., to Irwin Z. Smith, St. Louis, May 17, 1861

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Identifier: A0286-00214

Title: B189: Letter of Thomas C. Fletcher (1827-1899), Desoto, Mo., to Irwin Z. Smith, St. Louis, May 17, 1861

Description: “. . . . I am off for the war, have been given a commission and have organized a regiment. You will meet me no more in the court room until the power of the Federal Government is restored in the seceded states and until, as I believe, Freedom has been secured to every creature.” Also includes print of portrait of Fletcher.

Rights: UND

Place: United States
Missouri
St Louis

Dates: 1861-05-17

Type(s): Letter
Folder

Maker/Creator: Fletcher, Thomas C. (Thomas Clement), 1827-1899

Subjects: Civil War, 1861-1865
Armed Forces

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