This collection contains a letter written by Aaron Gatchel on April 18, 1865 in Petersburg, Virginia to his brother David in Urichsville, Ohio. The letter describes an engagement at Dinwiddie Court House, Virginia; gives losses of the 13th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Cavalry, Company B; and comments on Lincoln's assassination. A transcript of the letter is included in the collection.
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Aaron Gatchell Letter, 1865, Accession No. 1978/06.0233, Special Collections Department, Marshall University, Huntington, WV.
Span Date: 1865