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Petersburg (Va.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 54 Collections and/or Records:

F. I. Shipman Letter

Identifier: Ms-1988-033

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.

Dates: 1865

William W. Tinkle Letter

Identifier: Ms-1989-048

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.

Dates: 1864

Junius Woodward Letter

Identifier: Ms-2018-033

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.

Dates: 1863