Friday, 1863 October 23, Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Virginia: “I am getting no better . . . the doctor says I will not be fit for service again this winter”

[Letter of a Confederate Louisiana soldier from his hospital bed] Delevan Hospital Charlottesville, Va. October 23rd 1863 Dear Captain [William E. Moore, Company H, 1st Louisiana Infantry?]: I received your kind letter this evening with my two months pay for … Continue reading