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

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

James M. Drake Civil War letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0402
Scope and Contents One letter addressed to James M. Drake's father (August 26, 1862) and written from Alexandria, Virginia, where the Regiment was encamped. Drake presents his views on slavery, discusses the beauty of the city, mentions inaccuracy of northern war news, and discusses Union officers' view of Stonewall Jackson.

Letter to father, 1862 August 26

 Item
Scope and Contents Written from Alexandria, Virginia. Letter regards James M. Drake's views on slavery, discusses the beauty of the city, mentions inaccuracy of northern war news, and discusses Union officers' view of Stonewall Jackson.