Daily Archives: 2 Feb ’14

2 February 1864: “I have been for sometime gathering materials for a history of the Siege of Charleston, up to the fall of Fort Wagner.”

Item description: Letter, dated 2 February 1864, from Major N. G. Axtell, 142nd Regiment, New York Volunteers stationed at Kiawah Island, S.C., to Henry Coppee (1821-1895), author, at that time editor of the U.S. Service Magazine, offering to submit for … Continue reading

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