General George Cullum Civil War Letter, 1861 (MS 112)[1 items]

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A letter written during the U.S. Civil War on November 11, 1861, from New York by Union Army General George W. Cullum to a close friend (‘My dear Colonel’) concerning Cullum’s recent promotion to the rank of brigadier general of volunteers with assignment to serve under General Henry Halleck; Cullum also reflects on army politics and inquires about family members.