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Accession number 1995.007
Catalog Number 1995.007
Collection Pearce Civil War Collection
Object Name Letter
Title Davis (Jefferson) Papers, 1861-1883
Creator Davis (Jefferson)
Date May 3, 1863
Dates of Creation May 3, 1863
Scope & Content This letter, dated May 3, 1863 is written to General Ruben Davis (no relation) about his nephew Joseph Robert Davis and the situation in Vicksburg, Mississippi. Davis wrote, "Genl. J.R. Davis Brigade is now in the face of the Enemy and you will perceive by intelligence now going over the wire what our condition is. Genl. Pemberton is engaged with the enemy south of Vicksburg and you know his necessities."
Finding Aids Available in the archives or online at
People Davis, Jefferson
Search Terms Vicksburg Campaign
Credit line Pearce Civil War Collection
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