American Civil War--Virginia--16th Cavalry
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Collection — Box 70
Scope and Contents Typed transcripts of letters to his wife tell of the regiment's activities in battle and skirmishes with very personal descriptions. Fought at Gettysburg, with his regiment remaining in Maryland and Virginia, including the Shenandoah Valley. Gives his wife instructions on the home business including feeding the livestock and the planting. Tells what they eat, describes the wounds of some and the names of those he knows who were killed. Describes the incident with the captain taking his horse...
Dates: Created: 1862 - 1865