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Odell Family Papers, Receipt 1861 May 11




Remained in Commonwealth more than one year without lawful permission




Papers, 1838-1865, including letters and receipts of the Odell family of Sullivan County, Tennessee. Also included is a roster, ca. 1838, of William Odell's Company 3rd District, Sullivan County, Tennessee. The bulk of the collection are letters, 1861-1865, to Daniel Odell from his son Phillip and other relatives. Topics include camp life, the battles of Fairfax Courthouse (1861) and Bull Run (1st), troop movements in Georgia, Kentucky, and South Carolina. Also included are letters regarding the death of Phillip A. Oden in South Carolina.

Bibliographic Citation

Odell family papers, 1838-1865. Accession 44358, Civil War 150 Legacy Project, The Library of Virginia, Richmond Va. 23219.


Lent for scanning by Lucretia Vance Gilmer