Letters from John Cuddy (Jul. - Oct. 1862)

Letters from John Cuddy (Jul. - Oct. 1862)
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July - October 1862

John Taylor Cuddy writes seven letters to his friends and family in which he shares his experiences fighting for the Union Army during the Civil War. Cuddy describes places he sees as well as several engagements, including noting the casualties in his unit. "I will [get] through this [war] for I was in three of the hardest fights that can be [and] the balls came as thick as [hail] all around me but none of them hit me," as Cuddy explains. Transcripts included.

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MC 2001.9, B1, F6
Gift of Blake Lee Spahr