Letter from Lee Halber to his wife, Savalla Jane Smith Halbert (Washington, DC)
New York--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Letter ; 19.68 x 24.77 cm.
Lee writes about practicing firing canons and guns at Fort DeRussy. He says it is thought that Washington is in more danger now than it has been in six months on account of the secessionists of Maryland and Virginia, who are angry over Congress freeing the slaves in the District.
Transcribed by Carol Halbert, collection donor.
Lee Halbert Civil War Letters
Chesterfield County Public Library