HQ, 27th Brig., 1st Div., on battlefield 12/15/62 “Our brigade crossed the river on Thursday afternoon towards dark, but for some reason or another we
Soldier (Benton) writes wife pert. to an attack by Longstreet’s Corps & repulsing it “one corps of Longstreet came upon our cavalry pickets on Sat.
Camp near Atlanta 9/14/64. Soldier (Stickell) writes soldier friend (now in U.S. Engrs.) about city’s capture & destruction. Writes “Has never seen such a riddled
On the field near Atlanta, Ga. 8/5/64 Soldier (Humphrey) writes mother about recent battles of Atlanta & Ezra Church. “Since my last to you we
Camp near Petersburg, Va. 7/31/64 Soldier (Sproul) writes that they broke camp on (7)/26 & marched over to JamesRiver, drove Rebels back & captured four
HQ, 1st Div. supply train, 3 miles north of Atlanta, Ga. 7/23/64 Martin writes: “…The regiment was in a fight the 20th and lost heavily…