Civil War Letters: Pennsylvania
100th Pa. Soldier E. F. S. Pinkerton Writes Home on His Way by Ship to South Carolina. “Thought our vessel was gone forever”… He Survived but 9 Months Later Drowned When His Ship Went Down on the Potomac River! “We got lots of Negros as captives. They like it first rate, they know they are free. I will send you a piece of cotton as it grows here.” – And it is enclosed!
116th PA. Infantry “Irish” – Action at Bristoe Station – Great Escape Story… Chased by Rebels
Letter from the “Flagship Philadelphia” Charleston Harbor, July 22nd 1864 – Daniel Spangler Describes the Hand to Hand Combat of the Black Troops (54th Mass.) in their Famous Assault on Fort Wagner (As Shown in the Movie Glory)