Ohio River Civil War Letter with Great Content

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Ohio River Civil War Letter with Great Content
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Dated May 18, 1862, Comes with a cover with a double circle Cairo Illinois postmark. Countryside is beautiful. Lt. Wilkins would not mind coming back when the war was over. We expect to be fired on before we reach our destination of Pittsburg Landing. Three Rebel Regiments gave themselves up yesterday. There has been some pretty sharp skirmishing every day usual six thousand or more on a side. Address any return to Lt Charles Wilkins / c/o General Pope / 1st US Infantry / Cairo, Illinois. Lt. Wilkins would be wounded at Vicksburg on May 25th and die on June 28th. (Potter Collection) Date: 1862 Location: Paducah, Kentucky HWAC# 59469