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M105 Ewing (Hugh Boyle) Letter

Object Type: Collection
In Collection: Historical Manuscripts and Photographs Digital Collection


One letter written by U. S. Brigadier General Boyle to his wife while he was in camp outside Jackson, Mississippi. The shelling of Jackson, the discovery of Jefferson Davis' papers, and events connected with the 3rd Texas Cavalry are detailed. Ewing was born in Lancaster, Ohio, and attended West Point. He served with the 30th Ohio Volunteers and commanded IX and XV Corp, the latter at Vicksburg. He was the minister to Holland from 1866-1870.

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