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.
Firearms; Military uniforms; Rifles; Military personnel; Soldiers; Men; Women
Two soldiers carrying M-60 machine guns and ammunition belts. A small Vietnamese woman in profile stands between the two soldiers. She is dressed in pale blue and wears earrings, bracelets, and sandals.