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Winchester (Va.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

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Napoleon B. Brisbine Civil War Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0391
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of two Civil War letters written by Brisbine to his brother and sister. The items are dated September 16 and 24, 1864. In the first letter, Brisbine describes being held prisoner in Winchester, Virginia, where he was captured while caring for Union wounded. In the second, he describes the recapture of Winchester by Union troops and the Confederate retreat.