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Thomas Pimer, 21st C.V.I., February 27 1865


Thomas Pimer writes to his father of demoralization and desertion among Confederate forces and the execution of Union deserters. He anticipates that…

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 had made, and watching men die.