Petersburg (Va.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Found in 56 Collections and/or Records:
This collection contains the journal of Philip G. Peltz, chief engineer of the U. S. S. Dacota during the American Civil War. It also includes a typed, bound transcription of the journal.
The collection consists of one letter from "Edward." He wrote to his cousin Sarah from camp at Petersburg in 1864.
Letter from Union soldier, writing from Petersburg, Virginia, to his father. The letter mentions prospects for peace, the activities of his regiment, and personal news.
Letter from William W. Tinkle, serving in Company F, 7th Indiana Infantry during the American Civil War, written to Captain J. M. Jones from the war front near Petersburg, Virginia, on July 10, 1864, describing conditions on the front and including a list of his company's casualties during the previous 11 weeks.
The Junius Woodward Letter consists of a letter from Woodward to "dear friend" (also identified in the letter as "Miss Jennie"). Written at Petersburg, Virginia, on November 29, 1863, Woodward describes his free time activities, experiences with local farmers, and foraging for fruits.