Daily Archives: 22 Jul ’11

22 July 1861: “I have been in a great & bloody battle & am wounded. Do not be at all alarmed…”

Item description: This letter, dated 22 July 1861, was written by Charles Hutson to his mother and father following the battle of Manassas. Hutson, recuperating from the wound he received, gives a vivid description of the first major battle of … Continue reading

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