James Sanks Brisbin Letter
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Letter from General James (Jim) Sanks Brisbin while near Williamsburg to his wife. He describes camp life on the march from the Peninsula including the rivalry between the regulars and the volunteers, the building of a pontoon bridge across the Chickahominy River and the severe disciplining of his cook. He's in charge of the supply train which includes the baggage for Gen. George B. McClellan. Typescript included.
- Creation: 1862 August 18
- Brisbin, James Sanks (Person)
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Acc. 1987.33 was an addition to the Civil War Collection, Mss. 39.1 C76, until November 2017. The former citation was Civil War Collection, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
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- October 2017
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