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Cassimere Churchill, Camp Fenton, Washington, to "Dear Sister", 1862 March 6

 Item — Box: Small Collections Box 15, Folder: 1, Object: 13
Identifier: cuid306

Scope and Contents

He had his picture taken and received her picture. They drilled four hours. He goes on guard duty tomorrow. Soldiers believe they will have Manassas soon and "all the artillery been ordered over the river." Preparations of the artillery when they march. Still haven't received horses. May change regiments, maybe Burnside or regular cavalry. Complains of management of his regiment and lack of loyalty of officers. Has Bible class twice a week. Celebration and fireworks on Washington's Birthday.


  • Creation: 1862 March 6


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