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Thomas Pimer, 21st C.V.I., October 21, 1863


Thomas Pimer writes to his father of his new office in Norfolk and describes Norfolk as a city filled with alcohol and brothels that has damaged many…

William Smith, 14th C.V.I., October 29, 1864


William Smith writes to his wife about losses the brigade has suffered, a charge his company made, and watching men die.

William Smith, 14th C.V.I., August 11, 1864


William Smith writes to his wife about missing money that he sent her, picket duty outside Petersburg, the danger from snipers, the large number of…