Bond (George F.) Papers, 1862, 1 Item

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Cite As:Bond (George F.) Papers, 1862, Pearce Civil War Collection, Navarro College, Corsicana, Texas

Forms Part of: Pearce Civil War Collection

Location: 1-S4

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Accession Number: 2006.022

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Abstract: : George F. Bond, of the 2nd Illinois Artillery writes this letter from the battle field at Pittsburg Landing. Dated April 23, 1862, Bond writes in graphic detail of the horrors of battle he has witnessed. In spite of the carnage, he writes of the importance of the Union cause – “. . . it is a shameful thing but the rebel flag must fall and our glorious flag must float in triumph over every state & territory . . .”

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