Across and Down: An Unusual Civil War Letter

Today's post comes from Dorothy Dougherty, Programs Director at the National Archives at New York City.  By current estimate, the National Archives has over 5 million cubic feet of traditional records in its holdings. Those textual records include manuscripts, memorandums, official business letters, and even the occasional personal letter.  Today‚Äôs post features one such personal … Continue reading Across and Down: An Unusual Civil War Letter