Cassimere Churchill, Yorktown, Virginia, to "Dear Brother Albro", 1862 April 7

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Title

Cassimere Churchill, Yorktown, Virginia, to "Dear Brother Albro", 1862 April 7

Description

Cassimere writes, "The rebs run off Saturday leaving their guns and ammunition and tents." "Sunday morning our cavalry and light infantry went in persuit and overtook their rear guard about noon...Monday they had a battle where our troops gained a complete victory...a number of our men killed by the bursting of shells that the rebs had planted under the surface of the ground..." He mentions the "sesesh items" he acquired. "The rebels wrote on some of their tents these words 'follow us on to Richmond'..."

Creator

Churchill, Cassimere, 1840-1861

Source

Small Collections Box 15, Folder 1

Identifier

SC 00406

Language

eng

Type

Text

Date Created

1862-04-07

Has Version

https://digitalarchive.wm.edu/handle/10288/22540

Is Part Of

Cassimere Churchill Papers

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Status

To transcribe

Percent Completed

100

Weight

100100

Citation

Churchill, Cassimere, 1840-1861, “Cassimere Churchill, Yorktown, Virginia, to "Dear Brother Albro", 1862 April 7,” W&M Transcribe, accessed May 24, 2024, https://transcribe.libraries.wm.edu/items/show/5229.