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Seven Days' Battles, Va., 1862.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

D. M. Russell Civil War letter

Collection number: ahc.MSS297f
Scope and Content This collection consists of a letter written by Russell to his mother about a recent battle, likely one of the Seven Days Battles in Virginia. Russell mentions that he was wounded during the fighting and his company was particularly hard hit. He lists the names of four dead soldiers and those badly injured, observing that of the twenty-five men in his company only three escaped injury. He tells his mother that he was injured near the end of the battle when the fortifications were captured...
Dates: 1862 July 9

Edom T. Moon papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS802f
Scope and Content This collection contains a series of 24 handwritten narratives by Edom T. Moon, which document the exploits of the 35th Georgia Infantry Regiment in the Civil War. These narratives, which Moon titles "letters," were written sometime between the war's end in 1865 and his death in 1908. Of note is the description of the Battle of Gettysburg in letter 13; the narration of the death and burial of Stonewall Jackson in letter 11; and a copy of the lyrics to the song, "Stonewall Jackson's Way,"...
Dates: 1865-1908, 2000

Oliver Hazard Perry Juhan papers

Collection number: ahc.mss947f
Scope and Contents This collection documents Oliver Hazard Perry Juhan's war service and family history. Included are letters that Juhan wrote to his family while fighting in the Confederate Army as well as his law license issued in 1839. The collection also contains genealogy and historical information about the Payzant and Juhan families. Of particular note is correspondence that documents Juhan's strategizing with General Robert E. Lee regarding the Battle of Antietam and the Battle at the Rapidan River in...
Dates: 1859-1904