Letter [manuscript] : Richmond, Va., to his father, 1865 April 26.

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Chapin, Henry. Letter [manuscript] : Richmond, Va., to his father, 1865 April 26.

Letter [manuscript] : Richmond, Va., to his father, 1865 April 26.

Chapin describes the causes and results of the fire set in Richmond by the retreating Confederate army, Robert E. Lee's return to Richmond, and the reaction of a young girl to the Union troops, particularly black ones.

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