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Letter of William Holland Thomas to Jefferson Davis, November 8, 1862

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HeadQuarters, Strawberry Plains, November 8, 1862 President Jefferson Davis: Dear Sir: Summer is gone; fall has come. During the latter we came near losing East Tennessee. At present we have to look out for the future. I beg leave to submit a…

Scalping of Union Soldiers


This engraving reproduced in "The Adventures of Daniel Ellis the Union Guide" in 1867 was designed by Ellis to show his contempt of Thomas' Indians. William W. Stringfield and James W. Terrell differed on the frequency of scalping incidents by the…