Cumberland Gap Campaign, 1862.
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Two letters from Sgt. Charles H. Roney of the Union Army to his parents, written on April 13, 1862, and June 30, 1862. He tells his parents of his company's plans to capture the Cumberland Gap and of his pay that he intends on sending home to them.
John M. Sutherlin wrote this letter to his brother, Virginia tobacco entrepreneur William T. Sutherlin, on 3 May 1862 from Knoxville, Tennessee. In it, he reports on business conditions in the South during the Civil War.
This collection includes three handwritten letters by soldier John Shanely dated between April and July 1862.
This collection consists of five correspondences written by soldiers of the 16th and the 104th Ohio Infantry during the Civil War. The correspondences are dated 1862-1864 and were all written in and around Knoxville. The correspondences concern the siege of Knoxville and other battles during the Knoxville Campaign.
A four-page handwritten letter, signed "MR" by Lieutenant Marcus Richardson, sent to Captain Joseph Washington Anderson. Written from Cumberland Gap, Tenn., the letter details the reconnaissance and skirmish that took place at Cumberland Gap in the days prior under the command of Major General Edmund Kirby Smith. The letter is dated March 23, 1862.