Michigan State University

Othniel Gooding Letters (c.00275)

This collection contains letters written to Miss Lucy Dexter, of Milan, Michigan, by Gooding during the Civil War. He comments on life in the camp and scouting expeditions, as well as the battles of Chickamauga, Chattanooga, and the siege of Atlanta. He also discusses Generals Rosecrans, Bragg, Hooker, Thomas, and Hood. Also included is a booklet titled "Col. R.H.G. Minty and the Michigan Cavalry", which describes the regiment's war service (1892). Note: Gooding served with the 4th Michigan cavalry during the Civil War.

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