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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 F74
Scope and Contents
This collection contains the Civil War letters of the Forbes family of Buckingham County, Virginiaa., which includes letters written by John R. Forbes (18th Virginia Infantry, Confederate States Army), Claude O. Forbes (57th Virginia Infantry), William H. Forbes (18th Virginia Infantry), P.A. Forbes (civilian in Buckingham County, Va.) and Benjamin P. Smith (18th Virginia Infantry). The topics include the health of soldiers, requesting food and clothing, hired slaves, black soldiers as...
- Subject: United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
- Subject: United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--African Americans
- Subject: Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 18th