Chambersburg Letters for the years 1859 thru 1863

16 Letters written from the place Chambersburg to 6 people including Mary Brown, and Henry Bitner. Most letters from Chambersburg were written in the year 1859. Several other letters were written in 1861 and 1863.

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  • John Brown Sr letter to J Kagi.

    Chambersburg, PA - 30 June 1859

    We leave here to-day for Harper's Ferry, via Hagerstown.

  • John Brown Sr letter to J Kagi.

    Chambersburg, PA - 12 July 1859

    In quire for letters at Chambersburg for I. Smith & Sons, and write them at Harper's Ferry as soon as any does come.

  • John Brown Sr letter to .

    Chambersburg, PA - 22 July 1859

    Dear friends... Oliver, Martha, and Anne all got on safe on Saturday of the week they set out.

  • John Brown Sr letter to Mary Brown.

    Chambersburg, PA - 27 July 1859

    I need not say, do all your directing and sealing at home, and not at the post-office.

  • John Brown Sr letter to John Brown.

    Chambersburg, PA - 0 August 1859

    Dear friend...I forgot to say yesterday that your shipments of freight are received all in apparent safety ; but the bills are very high, and I begin to be apprehensive of getting into a tight spot

  • John Brown Sr letter to Mary Brown.

    Chambersburg, PA - 2 August 1859

    If Watson and D. should set out soon after getting this, it may be well. They will avoid saying anything on the road about North Elba...

  • John Brown Sr letter to Mary Brown.

    Chambersburg, PA - 16 August 1859

    We all want to hear from you ; but we do not want you all to write, and you need only say all is well, or otherwise...

  • John Brown Sr letter to Mary Brown.

    Chambersburg, PA - 8 September 1859

    I do not know what to advise about fattening the old spotted cow, as much will depend on what you have to feed her with ...

  • John Brown Sr letter to Mary Brown.

    Chambersburg, PA - 1 October 1859

    You must all send to John hereafter anything you want should get to us

  • John Brown Sr letter to Mary Brown.

    Chambersburg, PA - 8 October 1859

    If Martha and Anne have any money left after getting home, I wish it to be used to make all as comfortable as may be for the present.

  • letter to Henry Bitner.

    Chambersburg, PA - 17 May 1861

    cressler describes the enthusiasm in chambersburg surrounding the presence of three pennsylvania regiments.

  • letter to Henry Bitner.

    Chambersburg, PA - 21 May 1861

    cressler reports on governor curtin's visit to chambersburg and says he is preparing for the confederate troops rumored to be headed toward the city. he also predicts victory for the union forces.

  • letter to Henry Bitner.

    Chambersburg, PA - 10 June 1861

    civil war era letter to henry bitner from alex cressler, june 10th 1861

  • letter to Henry Bitner.

    Chambersburg, PA - 15 July 1861

    civil war era letter to henry bitner from alex cressler, july 15th 1861

  • letter to Henry Bitner.

    Chambersburg, PA - 30 July 1861

    cressler urges bitner to take care of his health. he also comments on the "inhumanity" of the southern people and declares that the north must fight on regardless of any military setbacks.

  • George Pickett letter to Salle Corbell Pickett.

    Chambersburg, PA - 27 June 1863

    The officers and men are all in excellent condition, bright and cheerful, singing songs and telling stories, full of hope and courage, inspired with absolute faith and confidence in our success.