W. W. Civil War Hawkins letter
Civil War letter written by Union soldier W. W. Hawkins to his father. The letter is dated November 20, 1862 from "Camp at Fairmount, Near Fredericksburg, VA." The letter contains comments about military life (marching, lack of rations, talking with Confederate soldiers encamped across the river, cavalry foraging for food).
- Hawkins, W. W. (Person)
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Union soldier. Hawkins's unit and other biographical details were unknown at the time this letter was cataloged.