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Letter from George Thomas to Joseph Hooker

 Item — Box: LIB-MS 1
Identifier: LIB-MS-013
Several skirmishes, including near Tunnel Hill and near Ringgold Gap had taken place in early May with a division of the Army of the Chumberland, led by Thomas advancing east and easily defeating the Confederates at Tunnel Hill. Although a minor battle, it did mark the beginning of the Atlanta Campaign. Note, Thomas is here directing Hooker who had once been commander of the Army of the Cumberland


  • 6 May 1864


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

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Materials in this collection are in the public domain.


1 items (1 sheet.) ; 18 x 12 cm.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased by the Seeley G. Mudd Library; Abraham Lincoln Bookshop; 2024.

Library Catalog Record

This item can be found in the catalog of the Seeley G. Mudd Library.

Processing Information

Processed by Claire Cannell (based on MARC record by Jill Thomas), 2024.

Repository Details

Part of the Lawrence University Archives Repository

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