Colonel Robert E. Lee resigns from the U.S. Army to follow his home state of Virginia out of the Union.
Category: Soldiers and Sailors
From William Hamblin, 4th Massachusetts
Letter from Private William Hamblin, Company K, 4th Massachusetts Heavy Artillery to his wife. Fort Barnard April 16, 1865 MY DEAR WIFE: I suppose you
From John Lightner, 200th Pennsylvania
Letter from Private John Lightner of the 200th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry to his mother on the day of Robert E. Lee’s surrender. Nottoway C.H., Va.
From J. Webster Stebbins, 9th Vermont
Letter from 1st Sergeant J. Webster Stebbins of Company I, 9th Vermont Volunteer Infantry, to his mother after his regiment became one of the first
From Luther Rice Mills, 26th Virginia
Letter from 2nd Lieutenant Luther Rice Mills of the 26th Virginia Volunteer Infantry Trenches Near Crater March 2nd, 1865 BROTHER JOHN: Something is about to
From Andrew Moon, 104th Ohio
Letter from Private Andrew Moon of the 104th Ohio Volunteers to his sister. Nashville, Tenn. Sabbath, Dec. 4, 1864 SISTER SADE, Some time has passed