James G. MacDonald Civil War Letter
This collection consists of a letter written by James G. MacDonald while he served with the Helena Light Artillery Battery. MacDonald first served with Auston's Battery of Arkansas Light Artillery, and was discharged when the unit disbanded in the late summer of 1862. In February 1863, he enlisted in Calvert's Battery of the Helena Light Artillery. He was serving with the unit at the headquarters of the Army of Tennessee at Tullahoma, Tennessee, when he wrote this letter.