Fair Oaks (Henrico County, Va.), Battle of, 1862
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: Mss. 98 C63
Scope and Contents Letters of William Tell Cobb (1840-1913), of Mauricetown, New Jersey, and his brother, Edwin Cobb (b. 1838), also of Mauricetown, New Jersey. William Cobb participated in the battles of Fair Oaks and 2nd Manassas while in the Army, and the battle of Fort Fisher while in the Navy; he describes these battles in his letters. Edwin Cobb provides an eyewitness account of the battle between the "Monitor" and the "Merrimac". Other topics dealt with in the letters are camp conditions and everyday life...
Identifier: SC 01081
Scope and Contents Letters, 1862 March 16-June 5, of John H. B. Jenkins (of the 40th New York Infantry) to Mary A. Benjamin, Smyrna, Del., describing camp life and the progress of the war especially in the battle of Fair Oaks and conditions in Hampton, Va.
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 W67
Scope and Contents Correspondence, 1863-1864, of Mary J. Wills, Bedford County, Va. with her husband, Charles A. Wills of the 58th Virginia Infantry Regiment (Company I). Also includes letters to Mary J. Wills from her brothers John A. Bradley and Joseph M. Bradley and correspondence of her sister Sarah F. Foster with her husband Habun R. Foster. John A. Bradley, and Joseph M. Bradley served in the 58th Virginia Infantry and Habun R. Foster served in the 34th Virginia Infantry Regiment. The Battle of Second...