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Benjamin J. Crumley Correspondence

Identifier: 93-26
Abstract Letters written by Benjamin J. Crumley during and after the Civil War where Crumley was a a chaplain in Company 1 of the northern army's 12th Tennessee Volunteer Cavalry. Letters written by Crumley to his wife Sarah C. and children, and from Sarah to Benjamin, 1861-1866; and to his grown son (name not provided), 1878. Crumley's first letter in 1861 discusses why he proposed to enlist in the Union Army instead of siding with his home state of Georgia. Other letters dating after his...
Dates: 1861-1887

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