Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Found in 62 Collections and/or Records:
The papers consist of the Civil War letters (6 items; July-October 1861) of Lt. Col. Michael G. Harman, written from Headquarters, Staunton, Virginia, where Harman was Quartermaster. The letters were written primarily to General Henry R. Jackson, headquartered at Monterey. The correspondence concerns supplies of corn, clothing, horses and other items; transportation problems; and other Quartermaster Department problems.
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.