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Author

Thomas D. Christie
William G. Christie
Alexander S. Christie
Location

Ft. Snelling, Minnesota
Corinth, Mississippi
Vicksburg, Mississippi
Atlanta, Georgia
Date

July – December, 1861
July – December, 1862
January – June, 1863
July – December, 1863
January – June, 1864
July – December, 1864
January – June, 1865


Civil War Letters of the Christie Family
CHRISTIE HOME

January — June, 1864

Date: February 3, 1864
Author: Thomas D. Christie
Location: Vicksburg, Mississippi
Addressee: James C. Christie
Description: Thomas writes about foraging operations in the area around the camp, delays in obtaining a furlough, and about debating at the Vicksburg Union Literary Society.
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Date: March 13, 1864
Author: Thomas D. Christie
Location: Vicksburg, Mississippi
Addressee: Sarah J. Christie
Description: Thomas, acting as Sergeant, is brought in front of the captain by a drunken General Chambers, who believes that he was insulted by one of the Battery's soldiers.
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Date: May 13, 1864
Author: William G. Christie
Location: Athens, Alabama
Addressee: James C. Christie
Description: Now in camp, William recounts the march. He also describes the use of snuff among Southerners.
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Date: June 5, 1864
Author: Thomas D. Christie
Location: Rome, Georgia
Addressee: James C. Christie
Description: Thomas describes the march to the Rome area, and the fighting that occurred near Moulton. The march was very exhausting and the men were low on sleep.
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Date: June 8, 1864
Author: Thomas D. Christie
Location: Near Ackworth, Georgia
Addressee: Alexander S. Christie
Description: Thomas details the position of the Battery as they prepare for battle.
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