Daily Archives: 12 Jul ’14

12 July 1864: “You must bear in mind that in all our marching now we are in the enemy’s Country, and may meet with an attack at any moment.”

Item Description:  Jonathan Lewis Whitaker writing to his wife, Julia, about the USCT regiment marching from Beaufort, through Hilton Head, to Charleston. Details about the troops marching, rations, some fighting w/ Confederate troops. Item Citation:  Letter dated 12 July 1864, in … Continue reading

Posted in Southern Historical Collection | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on 12 July 1864: “You must bear in mind that in all our marching now we are in the enemy’s Country, and may meet with an attack at any moment.”