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Kernstown, Battle of, 1862

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Fulkerson Family Papers

Identifier: MS-0363
Scope and Contents The papers consist of correspondence and other material relating to three members of the Fulkerson family: Samuel Vance Fulkerson (1822-1862); his brother, Abram Fulkerson, Jr. (1834-1902); and Abram"s son, Samuel Vance Fulkerson (1863-1926). Significant items are Civil War letters (March-May 1862) written by Samuel V. Fulkerson; Samuel's reports of the Battle of McDowell and the Battle of Winchester, May and June 1862; 3 ...

Letter to Kate (sister)., 1862 April 3

Scope and Contents Written from Camp near New Market, VA. Topics: Battle of Kernstown. "The [people along the valley] claim our fight as a victory, but it is not so. We attacked a greatly superior forces and were repulsed with heavy loss. If night had not set in we would all have been captured or killed. The enemy's loss was very heavy, for our men ...