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Leaving Hillsdale College, Captain Thomas DeKay Kimball, Jr. enlisted as a private in 1862 in Company I, 88th Indiana Infantry. He took part in the battles of Perrysville and Stone River but he was captured at the Battle of Chickamauga. He was imprisoned at Libby Prison, Richmond Virginia, and at a prisoner camp in Macon, Georgia.  Kimball died at a prisoner of war camp near Charleston, South Carolina.  This collection includes his personal diary, family letters and other correspondence.

 
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