Letter 13

Dublin Core

Title

Letter 13

Subject

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

Description

Leonidas Bryant to John Bryant, November 27, 1862

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

1862-11-27

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

7 1/2 x 6 in.

Language

English

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

November 27 Camp of 6th
Dear Father [letter] [to hear that you was] south of Nashville on the Murfreesboro pike we have [missing words][p.2] days had three skirmishes with the rebs yesterday morning we was routed up at three o'clock and went as far as the pickets and formed a battle line and waited till daylight but the rebs did not come as we came in I left the company and took near [p.3] out on them i manage to capture six heads of cabbage. We had three of them for dinner yesterday and will have three more today the smoke bothers me so i will have to stop write down.
L.Bryant P.S. you can send my boots for me, expect to stay here some time.

Original Format

Letter

Files

Selvage_Letter15_p1.jpg
Selvage_Letter15_p2.jpg

Citation

Leonidas Bryant, “Letter 13,” Southern Appalachian Archives Mars Hill University, accessed June 22, 2024, https://southernappalachianarchives.org/items/show/206.