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Cassimere Churchill, Yorktown, Virginia, to "Dear Brother Albro", 1862 April 7

 Item — Box: Small Collections Box 15, Folder: 1, Object: 16
Identifier: cuid309

Scope and Contents

Cassimere writes, "The rebs run off Saturday leaving their guns and ammunition and tents. Sunday morning our cavalry and light infantry went in persuit and overtook their rear guard about noon...Monday they had a battle where our troops gained a complete victory...a number of our men killed by the bursting of shells that the rebs had planted under the surface of the ground..." He mentions the "sesesh" items he acquired. "The rebels wrote on some of their tents these words 'follow us on to Richmond'..."


  • Creation: 1862 April 7


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