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Petersburg (Va.) -- History -- Siege, 1864-1865

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 45 Collections and/or Records:

Letter, William Leonard to Parents, Near Petersburg Va., June 25, 1864 (Ms2011-106)

 Digital Record
Identifier: Ms2011-106_LeonardWilliam_B1F1_Letter_1864_0625

David Moser Papers

Identifier: Ms-2018-030

This collection contains 35 letters written by Union private David Moser, 199th Pennsylvania Infantry, to his wife, Sarah, dating from September 1864 through June 1865, as well as several pieces of ephemera from 1892-1917.

Dates: 1864 - 1917

Robert H. Maury Correspondence

Identifier: Ms-2018-013

Letters written by Maury to his Cousin Sarah, nicknamed Puss. Letters are written from Camps at Morton's Ford, Virginia (March 13th, 1864,) and Port Walthall Junction, Virginia, (October 1st, 1864 and November 10th, 1864). Letters relate war news such as Dahlgren's Raid, camp life, encounters with well known officers, duties, and frivolity.

Dates: 1864-03 - 1864-11

Joseph Rule Letter

Identifier: Ms-2018-011

Letter written by Joseph Rule from his camp at Petersburg, Virginia, December 15th, 1864 to his friend Silas. Letter details Rule's Company B, 50th New York Engineers involvement in the December, 1864 raid on the Weldon Railroad which was a major supply line for Robert E. Lee's Confederate Army of Northern Virginia.

Dates: 1864