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Box Small Collections Box 14

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Contains 108 Results:

Letter, 1862 April 4

 Item — Box: Small Collections Box 14, Folder: 1, Item: 1
Identifier: cuid286
Scope and Contents

A letter from George L. Hersum to his wife, recounts his arrival in Alexandria from Manassas Junction. He will soon board a steamboat to travel the river to Fort Monroe. He has had a hard time since they left Camp California. He ehxorts her to keep up good courage and hopes this war will be closed before July. He tells her the rebels cannot stand it much longer; they drove them seven miles. The rebels fled across the Rappahannock river and then blew up the bridge.

Dates: 1862 April 4

Letter, Undated

 Item — Box: Small Collections Box 14, Folder: 1, Item: 8
Identifier: cuid293
Scope and Contents

A letter from George L. Hersum to his wife discusses how they're close to the rebels and expect a fight at every moment. He talks of making entrenchments. He says "Let them come. They will find the old 5th (what there is left of them) ready for them."

Dates: Undated

Letter, 1863 March 20

 Item — Box: Small Collections Box 14, Folder: 1, Item: 7
Identifier: cuid292

Letter, 1862 May 2

 Item — Box: Small Collections Box 14, Folder: 1, Item: 3
Identifier: cuid288

Letter, 1862 August 4

 Item — Box: Small Collections Box 14, Folder: 1, Item: 5
Identifier: cuid290

Letter, 1863 January

 Item — Box: Small Collections Box 14, Folder: 1, Item: 6
Identifier: cuid291

Letter, 1862 May 25

 Item — Box: Small Collections Box 14, Folder: 1, Item: 4
Identifier: cuid289

Letter, 1938 November 2

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 14, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

A letter from Henry T. Douglas to Donald W. Davis, American Legion of Williamsburg, Virginia, describes his military experience in the Civil War as an engineer, particularly in Yorktown, Williamsburg, and other parts of Virginia.

Dates: 1938 November 2