Finding aid, scan and typescript (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 3610. Letter, 17 August 1862, of Jefferson M. Sullivan, Atlanta, Illinois, written while serving with the 68th Illinois Infantry at Camp Stuart, Virginia. He speculates on his regiment’s future movements, recommends that his correspondent’s son stay out of the Army, remarks on his diet of green apples and peaches, and laments the failure of his wheat crop and the departure for war of the young men at home.
United States History
Folklife Archives, Manuscripts &, "Sullivan, Jefferson M., 1836-1905 (SC 3610)" (2021). MSS Finding Aids. Paper 4955.