Letter from hospital surgeon (Jamison), 86th Regiment NY Vols to Savalla Jane Smith Halbert, with enclosed photograph of the Halberts' son, Marcellus (Camp near Fort Corcoran, VA)
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.
Photograph ; 6.35 x 10.16 cm.
A hospital surgeon writes to Jane expressing his sympathy for the loss of her husband, who may have been under his care. Enclosed is a photograph of the Halberts’ son, Marcellus, which was found in Lee’s pocket.
Transcribed by Carol Halbert, collection donor.
Lee Halbert Civil War Letters
Chesterfield County Public Library