From "C." to "Col."

Title: From "C." to "Col."
Creator: "C."
Description: This letter, dated September 21, 1861, is from "C." in St. Joseph, Missouri to "Col." C. reports that the Federal troops surrendered at the Battle of Lexington on September 20. He writes that "our country has been rob[b]ed by both parties . . . nearly evry body that is worth any thing has been rob[b]ed more or less, no matter what their politics are." He adds that people are "bitter" about the Platte Purchase, and predicts that fighting will ensue.
Date original: September 21, 1861
Person: Sterling Price
Owning organization: Missouri History Museum
Document Type: letter
Publication Statement: Julius J. Goldberg Collection, A195
Organization location: For more information on using this image, contact the Missouri History Museum at: Lindell and DeBaliviere, P.O. Box 11940, St. Louis, MO 63112, Phone: (314) 746-4441, E-mail: Publication, commercial use, or reproduction of this image or the accompanying data requires prior written permission from the Missouri History Museum. Use of this image also requires that credit be given to the Missouri History Museum.
Page Type: Digital Repository Object
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