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…
126th N.Y. INF. ALS, (Youngs), HQ, 2nd Corps in the eld near Petersburg, Va. 7/14 & 16/64 writes mother pert to Rebel invasion of Md.
[Original letter] HQ, Co. I, 21st P.V. Cav., front line of battle in front of Petersburg (June 1864) Soldier – McMellen “Joined the Army of
Growing up in a Quaker household in Northern Virginia, Kirkbride Taylor respected peaceful principles. But after war divided the country, he set aside his medical