William H. Yeaman Papers, 1862-1863 (Ms2010-034)

Title

William H. Yeaman Papers, 1862-1863 (Ms2010-034)

Subject

Civil War

Description

Fifteen letters from William H. Yeaman, Company A, 38th Virginia Infantry, Armistead's Brigade, Pickett's Division, Army of Northern Virginia, to his father and brother at home. Primarily contains battle description, depictions of soldier life, and inquiries of home life.

William H. Yeaman was a private in Company A led by Captain David Townes, 38th Virginia Infantry led by Colonel Isaac Carrington of Pittsylvania Court House, Armistead's Brigade, Pickett's Division, Army of Northern Virginia. Wounded at Seven Pines and died at Gettysburg in 1863.

His brother was Thomas B. Yeaman of Ringgold, Pittsylvania County, Virginia; his father was John Yeaman of the same town.

Creator

William H. Yeaman

Date

1862/1863

Identifier

Ms2010-034

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A letter from William Yeaman to his brother and a letter from the cousin of Thomas Yeaman to Thomas Yeaman.
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A letter from William Yeaman to his father wishing him and the rest of his family well. Yeaman says that there is not much news to report.
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A letter from William Yeaman to his brother describing his delight in hearing that he was well and thanks him for the fish hook he sent. Informs his…
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A letter from William Yeaman to his father John and brother Thomas Yeaman discussing life at camp and General George Pickett.
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A letter from Thomas Yeaman to brother William Yeaman promising to provide any help William may need. A return letter from William to Thomas was…
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A letter from William Yeaman to his brother Thomas Yeaman, written and mailed on the same sheet of paper as his May 18th letter.
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A letter from William Yeaman to his brother Thomas Yeaman, written and mailed on the same sheet of paper as his May 1st letter.
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A letter from William Yeaman to his brother discussing his wellbeing.
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A letter from William Yeaman to his father discussing life at a Confederate army camp.
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A brief table list of William Yeaman's activities labeled "Since December the [25?] 1861." It lists activities from December 25 to January 8.
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Portrait of T. B. Yeaman, of Keysville, VA, and likely the brother of William H. Yeaman. On the back of the photo is written "T. B. Yeaman Keysville,…
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Portrait of T. B. Yeaman, of Keysville, VA, and likely the brother of William H. Yeaman. On the back of the photo is written "T. B. Yeaman before he…
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Portrait of Pearl Yeaman, Abilene, Va, the date is unknown.
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Portrait of E. T. Yeaman "before he married." the date is unknown.

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