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Isaac writes to his mother about his grief over his brother's death.
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Isaac, along with 250 men, are marching to Beverly to capture the garison stationed there. The expedition will take up the three weeks.
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Isaac denounces the author of an article claiming that Imboden's command, which Isaac is a member of, was responsible for the failures at Winchester.…
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Isaac asks Jinnie and his family to write him more often. His command is advancing on the enemy near Mt Crawford. Isaac comments on how the enemy has…
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The 62nd suffered a great loss in Winchester, with 2,000-3,000 kills and wounded. Isaac expresses how horrible he thinks war is, even during the…
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Isaac is very weary and in need of new clothing, which he is hopeful of getting. Isaac's friend Archer wrote him, saying he requested that Isaac be…
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Isaac again reiterates his sorrow of hearing of his brother's death and his desire to be with his family to grieve together.
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Isaac writes to Jinnie, still grieving for the death of his brother.
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Isaac is torn apart by the sudden news of his brother's death. He is consumed by thoughts of his brother's widow and children, and wishes to be with…
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A Yankee spy was shot the day prior. Grant, Sherman, and Stonemen have all faced defeat, much to Isaac's joy. Isaac and many of his fellow soldiers…
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Isaac updates Jinnie on the injuries and deaths of their friends, including the death of Alfred. The 62nd has very few men left. They will not be…
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Issac's regiment will be getting horses and serving as infantry for General Imboden. Isaac receives notice that they are going on an expedition with…
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Reports from Richmond say that the Southern armies killed and wounded 30,000 enemies.
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Still in the hospital, now joined by friends Dick and Alvin, Isaac requests that his sister's servant is sent down with Alfred to serve Isaac in the…
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Isaac is receiving treatment at the Hospital Col for Dysentery and Cholmorbous.
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An exhausted and ill Isaac reports to Jinnie about the relentess fighting he has been engaged in since the last letter he wrote her.
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General Grant is making his way to Chichommany, and so Isaac's division is marching there. Isaac mourns the death of his friend John Higginbothem.
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Issac updates Jinnie on the status of their badly hurt friend Alfred, as well as the final numbers of losses from the previously mentioned battle. He…
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Isaac's command has been fighting in battles for the past five days, but he made it out unhurt. He describes the horror of the battle, as his side…
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Isaac's command si waiting for a successful movement on the part on General Lee before they move themselves.
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Isaac delayed his march to Mt Crawford one day in order to visit the Waughs family in Staunton. He believes his command will march a long way soon, to…
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Isaac is catching a moment of peace at his remote station in the mountains, situated in a comfortable tent with adequate food supply.
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Isaac describes a horrific and eventually pointless expedition that his command endured, resulting in awful deaths of some of his fellow soldiers. He…
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Mary writes to inform Isaac that her husband is in fact dead.
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Isaac does not believe his command has enough troops to protect the extensive country they occupy. He asks Jinnie to have his sister order a new coat…
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Isaac visited with his friends Mr. and Mrs. Kettle. He heard back from Richmond, and acknowledges that it will be a while before he receives a…
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Isaac has yet to hear from the board in Richmond about a potential promotion, and he does not believe he will get it. He is concerned about the…
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After failing to capture the enemy forces in Moorsfield, Isaac's troop marched to Hardy County. At this time, Isaac is the only remaining surgeon in…
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Jinnie's father is still alive. Isaac describes an encounter with the enemy near Moorsfield that resulted in hiss troop capturing 10 prisoners.
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Isaac hears that Jinnie's father passed away, and Isaac attempts in his letter to consol her
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Enduring many enemy attakcs, Isaac's troop made it to Williamsport under orders to guard a wagon train. His suffered great loss, having 80 soldiers…
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Isaac has been left in charge of the wounded, which fills him with sorrow. He tells Jinnie the worth of the presents he is sending her.
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Isaac tells Jinnie about his desire to be in the army after reaching Camp Washington and meeting so many nice gentlemen and seeing many friends there.…
Ms1985_014_Lobo,WalterE_MicrofilmIndex.pdf

This file is an index to microfilms in the collection. The PDF file is text searchable and contains additional information about the individual rolls,…

William (Bill) Starnes, Jr., Virginia Tech class of 1955, never seriously considered any other school. Bill always knew that he was going to college,…

Susan Anderson got her passion for social justice and community service from her family. From a young age, she was taught by her mother to stand up…

For Kimberly Williams, Virginia Tech has filled many roles. From 2002 to 2008 it was her university, and recently her place of employment – but it is,…

Although Rich and Libby Carpenter each experienced their own unique version of Virginia Tech, they can both attest to the sense of community that they…

Takes a brief look at Virginia Tech's first 100 years, from 1872 to 1972.

As one of Virginia Tech’s first black graduates, Matt Winston’s father was able to share a number of stories, both positive and negative, about the…

You don’t have to graduate from Virginia Tech to be a Hokie. After moving to Blacksburg as a faculty spouse, Linda Plaut joined the university’s staff…

Education has always been important in the life of Robert “Bob” Bates, former dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (now College of Science). Both…

Mickey Hayes, born as Charles Joseph Hayes, Jr. was born in Pittsburgh in 1941, moved to Norfolk very shortly after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and…

On the residential side of campus, there is an academic building where researchers from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) and…
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