Civil War letters of Matthew McCann, 1864-1865.


McCann, Matthew, b. ca. 1830. Civil War letters of Matthew McCann, 1864-1865.

Civil War letters of Matthew McCann, 1864-1865.

McCann recounts interviews with Confederate deserters (6 p.; 12 Sept. 1864) and a first hand account of the disintegration of General Lee's army in the final days of the war (4 p.; 3 April 1865).

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