Skip to main content


Special Collections Online at UT

United States. Army. Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment, 19th (1863-1866).

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

David L. Jones Letters

Identifier: MS-2685

The David L. Jones Letters, 1865, consists primarily of letters between Private Jones (19th Pennsylvania Cavalry) and his wife Anna. He details his hardships, adventures, and views of the war, while Anna responds with letters about the homefront, explaining the hardtimes of having to take care of the couple's five children on her own during a time of poverty. The majority of Private Jones's letters were written from Nashville, Tenn.; Anna's were written from Alleghany City, Pa.

Dates: 1865