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Letter, Williamsburg, Va., May 7, 1862

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Collector:
Warshaw, Isadore d. 1969
Physical description:
.15 cu. ft. : 1 folder
Type:
Letters (correspondence)
Collection descriptions
Place:
United States
Williamsburg (Va.)
Yorktown (Va.)
Date:
1862
May 7, 1862
1860-1870
Summary:
Letter written by a Union Civil War soldier after the Battle of Williamsburg. The letter relates one of the first uses of mechanical land mines in battle as well as the death and destruction witnessed after the battle. (This letter has been transcribed by the Transcription Center.)
Cite as:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, ca. 1724-1977, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Battles
Land mines
Civil War
Local number:
AC0060-0002559 (NMAH Acc.)
See more items in:
Telegraph series, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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