Daily Archives: 14 Jun ’11

14 June 1861:”Hitherto, we have retreated, but now we will advance, and not only drive the enemy from our shores, but carry it into his owncountry.”

Item description: In his diary, Jesse Bernard describes correspondence he received from his family in Virginia who experienced Union siege. He expresses his faith in Confederate forces to eject the the Union forces from southern soil. Item Citation: From folder … Continue reading

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