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Robert R. Ritchie, Brandon, to Virginia Ritchie, Petersburg, Virginia, 1862 May 14

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 233
Identifier: id90532

Scope and Contents

Scope and Contents

Robert being "stunned at late disasters"; "effect of giving up Norfolk and James River"; prediction of Richmond's eventual fall; troops near Petersburg; brief summary of deliberations in regard to Brandon; burning of the wharves; sale of Robert's horse; key for Belle's watch; mention of the Monitor. 3 pp. ALS.


  • Creation: 1862 May 14


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From the Collection: 6.50 Linear Feet

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Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository