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Benjamin mentions rumors of fighting in Chattanooga, TN., and speculates on Virginia and North Carolina; mentions his regiment's movements and discusses hearing of life at home.

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Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Troop movements; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Religion; Health; Education;; Confederate States of America. Army. Mississippi Infantry Regiment, 29th. Company E ; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

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Dalton (Ga.)

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B. F. Gentry Collection (Small Manuscripts, 2000.1), Archives and Special Collections, University of Mississippi Libraries


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Letter 1 is written to Mariah Gentry ; Letter 2 is writte to Wiley Gentry. They form one mailing.

Also included in the Civil War in the American South collection.

B. F. Gentry to W. R. and Mariah Gentry (April 1864)

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