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Letter from Samuel McDowell, 20 December 1813

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Title

Letter from Samuel McDowell, 20 December 1813

Description

McDowell describes the health of Kentucky volunteers under Governor Shelby and conditions on the campaign Harrison led against the British and Indians in Canada. He tells of the sickness and fever that has afflicted many men of the militia, and that several had died from the fever.

Source

The Filson Historical Society Manuscript Collection

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Identifier

Mss. C M

Citation

McDowell, Samuel, “Letter from Samuel McDowell, 20 December 1813,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed May 22, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/5412.