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Fair Oaks (Henrico County, Va.), Battle of, 1862

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

William Tell Cobb Papers

 Collection
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...

John H. B. Jenkins Papers

 Collection
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.

3 items.

Wills Family Papers

 Collection
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...