Civil War Letters: New York
2 Letters, Battle of Fredericksburg – Colonel John F. Pierson, 1st New York Infantry – “The groans & cries of the wounded resounded on the air… for two days and two nights did several hundred wounded men lie upon the ground exposed to cold and calling for a little water for the love of God” – “One round shot struck a man near me, and tearing him into two parts, sent half whirling in different directions.”
Lt. Col. John Fred Pierson, 1st New York, Organizes “The Prisoners Club” in Libby Prison + His CDV!
43rd New York Infantry – “Flint Hill (1 ½ mile from Fairfax Court House) March 12th, 1862″ – Nice Content about Major in 5th Wisconsin Capturing a 7 Star Confederate Flag!
143rd New York Vol. – Battle of Peach Creek, Georgia, July 21st, 1864