Correspondence; Fathers; Mothers; Campaigns & battles; Civil Wars; War
Letter from Mary Guthrie Latta to her husband, Samuel R. Latta, dated August 19, 1861. Although she has hoped that Samuel Latta's unit would be ordered into retreat in Tennessee, they have instead been ordered to New Madrid, Missouri.
Correspondence; Fathers; Children; Abolitionists; Civil Wars; War
Correspondence from John G. Latta of Boston to his father, John Latta, of Dyersburg, Tennessee. In this four-page letter, he states that if Tennessee secedes, "the only channel of communication now left will be closed, and we cannot commicate with...