Civil War Letters: Connecticut
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”
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!
THE JOURNAL OF ADJT. HENRY W. CAMP, 10TH CONNECTICUT VOL. INFANTRY – RICHLAND JAIL (COLUMBIA, S.C.) JAN. 14TH, 1864 – “THE POSSIBILITY OF ESCAPE WAS A SUBJECT OF THOUGHT AND CONVERSATION AMONG US, QUITE EARLY IN OUR IMPRISONMENT… I MADE UP MY MIND TO TRY THE EXPERIMENT JUST AS SOON AS MATTERS SEEMED RIGHT FOR IT.”