William G. Dickson papers  1864-1865
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Title: William G. Dickson papers
Creator: Levassor, E.
Inclusive dates: 1864-1865
Extent: 12 items
Abstract:
A staunch unionist, William Dickson received a commission as major of the 1st Ohio Heavy Artillery Regiment in July, 1863. His letters during the Civil War, addressed to his grandfather E. Levassor, describe artillery and fortifications and include commentary on William T. Sherman's war policies and observations of people in the south. As a one-time resident of Savannah, Georgia, his return to that city in 1864 provides a unique "before" and "after" comparison of the war-torn city.

Language: The material is in English.
Repository: William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan
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The University of Michigan
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