Correspondence; Fathers; Children; Families; Mothers; Civil Wars; War
Correspondence from Mary Guthrie Latta to her husband, Samiel R. Latta. In this four-page letter, she expresses concern for the safety of her husband. She states that she is "beginning to feel the terrible realities of war in earnest now."
Two Gardner bullets which were only made by the Confederacy. Unique bullet and specific to the Confederacy. Fairly rare. Used by Lee's Army of Northern Virginia. An attempt was made to stamp "CS" onto the belt plate which is most likely made of tin.
General order No. 226 issued from E. D. Townsend, Assistant Adjutant General of the United States Army, describing the proper ration of pork, soft bread, hard bread, beans, vegetables, rice, vinegar, coffee, candles, soap, salt, and pepper for each...