Daily Archives: 31 May ’14

31 May 1864: “The smoke has cleared away. The wild clash of the battle has died out…”

Item description: Letter, dated 31 May 1864, from Leonidas Polk to his wife Sallie.  He discusses the aftermath of battles in Virginia,  injuries, and how much we would like to receive a letter from her. [transcription available below images] Item … Continue reading

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