James Synnamon Papers, 1865-1902 (R0996)

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 Finding Aid

The James Synnamon Papers contain photocopies and typescript of three letters written by James Synnamon, a resident of Platte County, Missouri, and Captain of Co. G, 6th Missouri Infantry (CS). Two letters, written in 1865, describe Synnamon's wounding at Franklin, Tennessee, and imprisonment at Fort Delaware, Delaware. The last letter, written in 1902, describes a return to Vicksburg to identify unit positions for the battlefield commission's marking program.