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...
1861 and 1902