Letter, 1862 May 10, Head Quarters, Hooker's Division, 3rd Army Corps, Williamsburgh [sic], Va., to C[hauncey] McKeever, Ass't Adjt. Gen'l, 3rd Army Corps, n.p.


Hooker, Joseph, 1814-1879. Letter, 1862 May 10, Head Quarters, Hooker's Division, 3rd Army Corps, Williamsburgh [sic], Va., to C[hauncey] McKeever, Ass't Adjt. Gen'l, 3rd Army Corps, n.p.

Letter, 1862 May 10, Head Quarters, Hooker's Division, 3rd Army Corps, Williamsburgh [sic], Va., to C[hauncey] McKeever, Ass't Adjt. Gen'l, 3rd Army Corps, n.p.

Hooker as division commander is writing to give his report of the Battle of Williamsburg, 5 May 1862, which resulted in a Union victory. Mentions Joseph Carter Abbott, William Woods Averell, William Blaisdell, Joseph Dickinson, William Hemsley Emory, Samuel Jameson Gohlson, Cuvier Grover, Samuel Peter Heintzelman, Joseph Eggleston Johnston, Philip Kearny, William Hudson Lawrence, James Longstreet, Robert McAllister, Francis Engle Patterson, George Edward Pickett, Roger Atkinson Pryor, William Farrar Smith, George Stoneman, Nelson Taylor, Charles Sheils Wainwright.

12 p. on 3 leaves ; 25 cm.

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