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Collection — Folder: S1324
Scope and Contents
This collection includes Jerry Moreau's June 9, 1861 letter to his wife Amanda with the envelope and two pieces of a Confederate battle flag, plus two small newspaper clippings from 1902 about the fragments of the Rebel flag. Jerry wrote: "Webster, Va., June 9, 1861, My Darling wife and babes. In my last I told you we were every moment listening for the sound of cannon from Philippa. I had no more than dropped your letter in the office than sure enough the sound of artillery like a...
- Subject: Virginia
- Names: Moreau, Jerry, 1830-