A letter from Will H., Battery B, 1st NY Artillery, 5th Army Corps, to "Esteemed Friend Jenny," describes the Petersburg mine assault. It was written the day after the Battle of the Crater.
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Purchase. This collection was originally part of the Civil War Collection, Mss. 39.1 C76. The former citation for this collection was Civil War Collection, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.