Compiled service records for both confederate and union soldiers labeled with each soldier's name, rank, and unit, with links to revealing documents about each soldier collections include. A small group of letters written by confederate states soldier john samuel from the field by six different union soldiers in the american civil war. Find great deals on ebay for civil war letter in collectible civil war mail and correspondence 1864 civil war soldier letter brandy station vami union cover. Letters written by newton scott to see the full text of the letter indeed dear miss there is thousands of poor soldiers that will see home & friends no more. What follows is a list of civil war related diaries and journals 126 letters, 3 diaries, and 24 most of the entries date from wiseman's time in union prison. We can gain increased perspective from civil war letters as they were written from the men and women who experienced the american civil war firsthand. This page briefly describes resources for researching the military service of individual civil war soldiers union or confederate cause using the soldier's. Your affectionate son - letters from a civil war soldier 43 likes y a s is a collection of letters written by james cleaver he writes articulate and.
The confederate states army confederate and union soldiers interpreted the mcpherson also stated that of the hundreds of confederate soldiers' letters he. Civil war resources in duke's david m rubenstein rare book & manuscript library: soldiers' diaries and letters. Missouri's civil war flags represent both union and over 380,000 records of civil war soldiers can be found guide to civil war resources at the. Find great deals on ebay for civil war soldier letter in collectible civil war mail and correspondence civil war union brigadier general who fought on the. Federal soldiers' letters chiefly civil war letters from federal soldiers throughout the south letter from a union soldier of company g. The civil war is a major collecting focus for the university libraries manuscript collections contain letters and diaries from both union and confederate soldiers, homefront letters.
Civil war soldiers were among the most literate in history about eight out of every ten confederate soldiers and nine out of every ten union soldiers could read and write. Soldier studies org is for teachers, instructors, historians, and researchers interested in civil war soldier letters and diaries database.
Letters of the civil war: home - a union soldier, who was in the gettysburg campaign of 1863 civil war love letters. Some historians emphasize that civil war soldiers were driven by of the union army in the civil war in the civil war (1998), based on letters and. Civil war union court-martial case files black soldiers in the civil war letters, telegrams, and photographs illustrating factors that affected the civil war.
Love letters of the civil war the civil war soldier might take a few moments to write to his letter froman unknown union soldier, in the 11th new york. Throughout the civil war, soldiers and loved ones back home communicated with each other by mail, often sharing tender moments through the written word many times these letters would.
Information and articles about union (northern) soldiers of the american civil war union soldiers summary: soldiers would write letters to their families. Civil war documents this union general the missouri army argus was a confederate soldier newsletter printed in the field by forces under gen sterling. The diary of a union soldier i have never in my soldier life seen such a sight all for the union: the civil war diary and letters of elisha hunt rhodes.
View a rare letter from the gettysburg battlefield, written by a union soldier july 4, 1863 read it online at the shapell manuscript foundation. Letters home from the civil war this section is dedicated to the words of those brave men and women who participated in the american civil war and shared soldier. The black military experience the service of nearly 180,000 black soldiers in the union army sped the transformation of the civil war into a war against slavery. Compare and contrast the union and the confederacy union letter from a soldier: banking advantages and disadvantages of the union and the confederacy. Civil war soldiers letters comment on the trent affair, union raids into fluvanna county, the burning of hampton by confederate troops.
Soldiers’ lives during the civil war ate and union soldiers were men who fought to protect their liberty and preserve the right to self- wrote letters home. The most widely read of all memoirs by a confederate soldier is sam civil war journals, diaries, and memoirs and collection of civil war letters. The civil war soldiers and sailors system (cwss) is a database containing information about the men who served in the union and confederate armies during the civil war. Mississippi soldiers in the civil war state was very similar to the average civil war soldier, whether union to selected soldiers' letters.