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Civil War Letters of Major William G. Thompson

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Major Thompson was a prosecuting attorney in Linn County, Iowa and was elected to the Iowa State Senate in 1856. Major Thompson helped organize the 20th Iowa Volunteer Infantry, with whom he served during the Battle of Prairie Grove, the Battle of Fayetteville, and the seige of Vicksburg. This is a collection of his war time letters to his wife Harriet Jane Parsons.