New London (Conn.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Correspondence and documents of John Bishop Jr. and his family featuring his service in the Civil War
Overview Correspondence, records, documents, ephemera, scrapbooks and manuscripts of the American organist and composer Roberta Bitgood.
Collection — Box 5
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters of Thomas Pimer to his father John during his service in the Civil War. From the week after he joined the 21st in September of 1862 to the week before he was finally mustered out of the regiment in June of 1865, Thomas wrote twenty-two letters home to his father. The letters trace Pimer's progress through the war. His first glimpse of combat comes at Fredericksburg, where the 21st is ordered to charge the Confederate batteries, but is then ordered to retreat...