Daily Archives: 26 Aug ’12

26 August 1862: “We broke camp at Yorktown last Sunday morning at daylight and marched through the mud (It rained all the night before)…”

Item description: Letter, 26 August 1862, from Union soldier Stephen Tippet Andrews to his beloved, Margaret (Maggie) Little. Stephen Tippet Andrews enlisted in the 85th New York Infantry Regiment on 26 August 1861. He helped organize Company F, and was mustered … Continue reading

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