Brown family papers

About the Digital Collection

Collection consists of personal letters of Jesse, Austin, and Bardin Brown, Confederate soldiers, to their family. Most letters document their loneliness and pessimism about their prospects of returning home, and expressions of love and affection for their family. They complain about lack of food, clothing, and timely wages. One letter from August 1862 references Stonewall Jackson's military strategies in battle.

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