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Letter describing Federal Victory at Battle of Mill Springs/Logan’s Cross Roads – January 21, 1862

Filed under: Civil War Daybook — Lori Williamson @ 9:00 am

Photocopy and typed transcription of a letter from Alexander Wilkin of the 2nd Minnesota Regiment to his father from Camp Hamilton.  Wilkin gives a detailed account of the Battle of Mill Springs/Logan’s Cross Roads, an important Federal victory on January 19, 1862.

See full letter: 1862-01-21_full_text

See full transcript of letter: 1862-01-21_transcript

Citation:  January 21, 1862 Letter from Alexander Wilkin to his father, Correspondence 1862. Alexander Wilkin and Family Papers, 1770-1965. Minnesota Historical Society.

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