Letter 1

Dublin Core

Title

Letter 1

Subject

United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives.

Description

Leonidas Bryant to John Bryant, November 27, 1861

Creator

Leonidas Bryant

Source

Selvage Collection, Southern Appalachian Archives, Mars Hill University

Publisher

Southern Appalachian Archives, Liston B. Ramsey Center for Appalachian Studies, Mars Hill University

Date

1861-11-27

Rights

This image may be viewed, downloaded, and printed for personal and educational use, but any commercial use is prohibited without permission from the Southern Appalachian Archives, Mars Hill University. Questions may be directed to the Archivist at (828) 689-1262 or archives@mhu.edu.

Format

9 7/8 x 7 1/4 in.

Language

English

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

Camp 6th R Nov 27 1861
Dear Father and mother I have the opportunity to write a few lines to you. I am well and in very good health last friday we [marched] 8 miles farther south. We have orders to move today further on, I was on picket last night we had a good breakfast at a house this morning. Last night the rebels took 50 of our cavalry prisoners that went out on a scout on green river I received the things you sent me, I have wrote all I know in this you will find a union pin give it to Mary tell Emmy that I will send her something when i get it write often as you you can. your son
L. Bryant

Original Format

Letter

Files

Selvage_Letter5_p1.jpg
Selvage_Letter5_p2.jpg

Citation

Leonidas Bryant, “Letter 1,” Southern Appalachian Archives Mars Hill University, accessed May 20, 2024, https://southernappalachianarchives.org/items/show/194.