• Creator
  • Sayles, James A.
  • Created Date
  • 1864
  • Description
  • A young captain describes heavy fighting near Richmond, Virginia and notes that the Union army was successful in cutting off General Lee's communication with Richmond. He also describes his hopes for promotion and tells his sweetheart that he looks at her locket often. Written from Haxall's Landing, Virginia.
  • Format
  • text
    Letter (correspondence)
    2 leaves : 20.5 x 27 cm., folded to 20.5 x 13.5 cm.
    Scanned from original text or image at 400 dpi saved in TIFF format, resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm software's JPEG2000 Extension. 2006