Breckinridge, 14th Vice President of the United States (John C. (John Cabell)), 1821-1875
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Scope and Contents On the verso of the item it is identified in a contemporary hand as "Copy of Dispatch sent to Col. H.P. Brewster, at 9 o'clock p.m., March 25, 1862." Breckinridge informs Brewster, in Corinth, Mississippi, of the presence of Union calvary west of Yellow Creek, advancing on the old road on the southeast side of Chambers Creek (Alcorn and Tishomingo counties), and warns of a possible attack at the railroad trestle near Glendale. He offers to send two or three infantry companies and a...
Dates: March 25, 1862
Found in: Historical Manuscripts and Photographs