Correspondence, 1862-1871.


Reynolds Family. Correspondence, 1862-1871.

Correspondence, 1862-1871.

Collection consists almost entirely of personal letters written by Alfred C., Charles E., and James W. Reynolds to sisters and parents detailing Civil War experiences in 128th. regiment, N.Y.V. and 11th. Light Artillery, New York. Of particular interest are accounts of the capture of Fort Morgan (1864, Aug-Sept), reflections on the copperheads, African American troops, General Lee, and slavery.

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Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870 (person)

Robert Edward Lee (1807-1870) served as General of the Confederate Army in the U.S. Civil War and was president of Washington College in Lexington, Virginia from 1865 to 1870. Lee spent the first twenty-three years of his military career in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. From 1837 to 1841 he was superintending engineer for the harbor of St. Louis and the upper Mississippi and Missouri rivers. Robert E. Lee was a United States Army officer, 1829-1861; commander of Virginia forces in the ...

Reynolds, James Henry, 1844-1932 (person)

Reynolds, Charles E. (Charles Edward) (person)

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