Crittenden, John letters (1862-1865)

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Creator:Crittenden, John, 1834-1864
Creator:Thornton, Linda
Creator:Galati, Leslie Ann
Title:Crittenden, John letters (1862-1865)

Letters from John Crittenden, a school teacher from Notasulga, Ala., to his family, including his parents, his brother, William D. Crittenden, and his wife, Bettie Browning Crittenden; letters (1862-68) of William D. Crittenden, William H. Browning and John K. Browning to family; letters (1862-1909) to Bettie Browning Crittenden from friends and family; and miscellaneous family papers (1847-1871). Bulk of correspondence (1862-64) describes Crittenden's military service. Crittenden enlisted in Company E, 34th Alabama Infantry, when the regiment was formed in March, 1862. He was missing in action and presumed killed in the Battle of Nashville, December 15-16, 1864. His brother, William D. Crittenden, enlisted in the 1st Alabama Cavalry but received a medical discharge in 1863. His wife's brother, John K. Browning, enlisted in Company D, 34th Alabama Infantry.

Types:Correspondence | Text
Subjects:Crittenden, John, 1834-1864 | Crittenden, William D., 1836-1891 | Crittenden, Bettie Browning, 1839-1915 | Browning, William H., d. 1862 | Browning, John K. | Confederate States of America. Army. Alabama Infantry Regiment, 34th | Chickamauga (Tenn.), Battle of, 1863 | Shiloh (Tenn.), Battle of, 1862 | Notasulga (Ala.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | Peoples--Military Life | Government and Politics--Military | United States, Alabama | United States, Tennessee, Shiloh
Collection:Auburn University Libraries' Civil War Letters
Institution:Auburn University Libraries
Contributors:Auburn University. Library. Special Collections and Archives
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John Crittenden Papers, Auburn University Libraries. Special Collections and Archives

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