Yorktown (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subject Source: Local sources
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Identifier: SC 00021
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a letter written by Charles P. Shepard, a private in Co. E, 1st United States and a member of Berdan's Sharpshooters, to his parents during the Siege of Yorktown. The writer describes the food given to the soldiers, artillery shelling, and the prospect of a coming battle.