A Guide to the William B. Wood Letter, 1863 Wood, William B. Letter Ms1988-069

A Guide to the William B. Wood Letter, 1863

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Collection Number Ms1988-069


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William B. Wood Letter, 1863
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0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Wood, William B.

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Scope and Content

 Confederate colonel in the Civil War; chief of General James Longstreet's military corps. Letter written on October 14, 1863, from Chattanooga, Tennessee, about an invitation Wood received to run for a senator of the Confederate States. Wood felt he had been passed over for military promotion and wished to return to civilian life. Transcript available.

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