23 February 1863 - 16 May 1863, Fletcher Family Diary
United States—History—Civil War, 1861-1865
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The book is written by a woman, possibly from Georgia. The writer is an ancestor of the donor, Dr. John S. Fletcher. She describes traveling from Charleston, South Carolina to Virginia with 100 soldiers and the Confederate Vice President and the enthusiastic crowds who met them along the way. Mentions the Battle of Manassas and other battles, plus the activity around Richmond, Virginia involving troops, General Robert E. Lee and President Jefferson Davis.
Fletcher Family Papers, 1861 - 1866, Mss.Acc.1995.056, Series 2
Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary
23 February 1863 - 16 May 1863
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