Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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Identifier: SC 00020
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one letter written by Sergeant Thomas H. Mason of the 56th New York regiment of the Union army during the American Civil War. It describes reccent fighting near Yorktown, Virginia including a failed assault on the Confederate position and the taking of four prisoners during the Battle of Burnt Chimneys. The letter also deals with the daily life of a soldier and is addressed to Mason's child.