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Gary Alonzo Barranger

 Person

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Celia Humm letter to Joseph Paxson

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01647
Scope and Contents One page letter from Norfolk, VA. She reports that there are twelve negroes guarding a bridge in close proximity to her and it unsettles her as a result. She does not think much of the African American guards. The remainder of her letter is in regard to the receipt and sending of correspondence between herself and the recipient.

Josie Brock Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01391
Content Description Three page letter begging her friend, Sue, to go on a trip as it would please her very much. She comments that the war should not deter her as there is no risk of danger in travelling.

S. M. Skiff letter to George Minard

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01648
Scope and Contents A four-page lengthy letter from Camp Suffolk, VA to his friend in Fillmore, NY. Skiff is a Union soldier and tells of his various assignments to the Divisional Quartermaster Department and as Clerk of the Brigade Commissary. Overall, Skiff is happy to serve the Union especially in order to avenge his brother's death. However, Skiff is utterly disgusted with the leadership of the Union Army, McClellan in particular, and the manner in which the war is conducted. He outlines all of his...

William Rome Letters to Said

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01388
Content Description Five letters from William M. Rome to his wife, Said from Nashville, Tennessee. Rome has traveled from New York in order to find lucrative work in Nashville. He writes about missing his wife and the comforts of home.