About the Digital Collection
Personal correspondence concerning Civil War activities around Pensacola Bay, Fla., Mobile Bay, Ala., and Vicksburg, Miss. His letters, addressed to his mother, comment on a run up to Vicksburg, bringing out wounded men, and enemy forces near the shores of Mobile Bay. A letter from 1867 indicates he was bound for Vera Cruz and Havana on the U.S.S. De Soto.