Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated November 22, 1862. In this letter, he describes the movements of his regiment as they travel down to Louisville (Ky.), expresses his doubt of his leaders, and discusses soldiers' morale.
American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Steamer Capitola; steamer; Ohio; Ohio River (Ohio); Cincinnati (Ohio); Louisville...
General Orders No. 13 from the headquarters of the 9th Army Corps dated November 22, 1862 (Fredericksburg, Va.). In this General Order, General Wilcox congratulate the troops on their behavior and gives advice on battle strategy.
American Civil War; Robert A. Hutchins; Hutchins, Robert A.; soldier behavior; weather; gun; battle strategy; Orlando Bolivar Wilcox; Wilcox, Orlando Bolivar;
Letter from William Barnard to his father, Stephen Barnard, dated November 22, 1862. In this letter, he describes Fredericksburg, Maryland, the draft, the status of his regiment, and his promotion.
American Civil War; William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; Stephen A. Barnard; Barnard, Stephen A.; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; Sergeant; Fredericksburg (Va.); regimental history; promotion; draft;