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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

Ft. Snelling, Minnesota

Date: January 24, 1865
Author: Alexander S. Christie
Addressee: Sarah J. Christie
Description: Alexander writes to explain life at Fort Snelling and the group of new recruits.
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Date: February 16, 1865
Author: Alexander S. Christie
Addressee: David Christie
Description: Alexander describes the food available in camp, and gives an overview of drills and leisure time.
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Date: February 19, 1865
Author: Alexander S. Christie
Addressee: Sarah J. Christie
Description: A Fort Snelling chapel service leaves Alexander breathless; he writes still in a state of excitement.
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Date: February 23, 1865
Author: Alexander S. Christie
Addressee: David Christie
Description: Alexander writes about his friends in camp, and also mentions the use of mules in the Army.
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