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General George Cullum’s Civil War Letter, 1861

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Scope and Contents note From the Series: Union Army General George Cullum’s handwritten letter, sent from New York and dated November 11, 1861, is addressed to ‘My dear Colonel’ and discusses Cullum’s recent promotion to the rank of brigadier general of volunteers and his assignment to serve under General Henry Halleck, with orders to leave immediately for Missouri. He also reflects on his current situation and that of several other officers (including his correspondent), discusses his immediate travel plans, and inquires about family...
Dates: 1861