Daily Archives: 7 May ’14

7 May 1864: “The enemy have been active but have accomplished nothing at all. They are regarded as badly whipped and greatly demoralized and from the tenor of this correspondence between wives, sweethearts and husbands.”

Item Description:  Letter dated 7 May 1864 from Bryan Grimes to his wife, Charlotte Emily Bryan Grimes.  He writes about the lewdness of Yankees, based on letters he has seen to Union wives.  Bryan Grimes (1828-1880) was a cotton planter of … Continue reading

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