United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
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This item appears to be a sheet from a looseleaf record book which contains names, addresses, and numbers of 19 United Confederate Veterans of the First Florida Brigade, and should be useful in placing veterans whose names might be found on muster rolls or other papers where addresses were not shown.
The four-page letter by "Your kinsman, T. Zand Davis," to "Dear Jim," from Greenville, Virginia, warns against Yankees and indicates that it was written to a Confederate soldier by a very solicitous "kinsman." The letter demonstrates the degree of contempt that the Confederates felt toward the Yankees.
Photostat of a letter written August 21, 1861, by W.F. Barr at C.H., Culpepper, Virginia to S. Bleckley Esq. in Anderson, South Carolina. He wrote from the Confederate Hospital that he and "several others of our Regiment" were confined with measles. He gave as his location: "We are now encamped six miles north of where we were when Mr. Hammond was here at a place called Germantown..." Others mentioned in the letter were: Tom Bagwell, Jacob Maudlin, Mrs. Hubbard, B.A. McAlster, Jas. Sloan, and A.O.N. Call.
Manuscript letter written Feb. 6, 1865 "On the lines near Richmond" to Mrs. M.S. Wood from her husband; written on both sides, 2 sheets are both torn into 4 pieces by wear; letter in poor condition, faded, discolored, and badly worn.
Also known as MSS 0-271.