Civil War Letters: Connecticut
5th Conn. Inf. – First Battle of Winchester – Fighting Stonewall Jackson – Great Letter by Musician J. Atwater Hall
6th Connecticut Infantry – Halsey Bartlett’s Last Letter Home + His Mother’s Last Letter to Him that He Never Got a Chance to Read + the Notification Letter to the Mother
7th Connecticut Vols. – St. Helena Island, S.C., Nov. 1863 – Turning in Old Enfield’s for Spencer Carbines – Fired Calcium Light into Fort Sumter, “A Shapeless Mass”
10th Connecticut – Lieut. Wright, 8 Legal-Size Pages, Written on Morris Island, July 1863 Great Description of Mortars & Artillery
A Quite Amazing 27th Connecticut Battle Letter from the Battle of Fredericksburg – George S. Hill Describes being Hit there 3 Times & with a Piece of Shell Still Stuck Between his Eyes. His Overcoat had 9 Bullet Holes in it!