Daily Archives: 8 Mar ’12

8 March 1862: “I wrote you in my last that Thommy Saunders was dead. this is not so he was almost dead but is getting better. so if you have told anyone so please contradict it, as it may make his folks feel bad for nothing.”

Item description: This is the second in a series of four letters, which were written in 1862 by William B. Alexander to his wife Mary F. Alexander.  In this letter, Alexander writes describing his experiences on the gunboat U.S.S. Hussar, … Continue reading

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