Lucy Curtiss writes to her brother Homer of her anxiety of not hearing from him between the fall of Petersburg and the fall of Richmond and of the death of Abraham Lincoln and the desire for revenge against the South.
Homer Curtiss writes to his family about his reading habits and those of the other soldiers, officers, new recruits, encouraging others home in Warren, Conn. to enlist, and the young drummer boys in camp.
Home of Anna Hempstead Branch, Mary Branch and other notable figures. The oldest part, built by Robert Hempstead circa 1643. One of the oldest houses in New England. Used as a fort in the Seven Years War.