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Cassimere Churchill, Washington, to "Dear Sister", 1862 July 15

 Item — Box: Small Collections Box 15, Folder: 1, Object: 23
Identifier: cuid316

Scope and Contents

Cassimere notes that he "had another attacked of intermittant fever." Thanks God for helping him get well. He writes of his belief in God. He spends his time reading newspapers and target shooting. His regiment is ordered to Warrenton, Virginia, but he is still too weak to go. They have horses. Tells more particulars about the Battle of Williamsburg and how "they shot the sesesh officers horse out from under him." He weights 210 pounds. General Pope will take the Shenandoah Valley and join McClellan at Richmond.


  • Creation: 1862 July 15


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