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Cassimere Churchill, Yorktown, Virginia, to "Dear Brother Albro", 1862 April 7
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'..."
Churchill, Cassimere, 1840-1861
Small Collections Box 15, Folder 1
Is Part Of
Cassimere Churchill Papers
Churchill, Cassimere, 1840-1861, “Cassimere Churchill, Yorktown, Virginia, to "Dear Brother Albro", 1862 April 7,” W&M Transcribe, accessed May 28, 2023, https://transcribe.libraries.wm.edu/items/show/5229.