Daily Archives: 14 May ’13

14 May 1863: “… there was no Regiment under a hotter or longer fire than our Regiment and none stood fire better.”

Item description: Letter, dated 14 May 1863, from George Washington Baker to his mother.  Baker, a lieutenant in Company K, 123rd New York Volunteers, hailed from Washington County, NY.  In this letter he describes the battle of Chancellorsville and his attempt … Continue reading

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