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Collection Reference Number GLC02744.286
From Archive Folder Collection of Thomas Francis Burpee, field and staff, 21st regiment, Connecticut, infantry 
Title A.W. Draey to Thomas F. Burpee regarding family and spirituality
Date 15 May 1864
Author Draey, A. W. (fl. 1864)  
Recipient Burpee, Thomas Francis  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description He is glad he is in an area of relative safety. He reports a recent visit with Mrs. Burpee. He worries about his spiritual growth.
Subjects Soldier's Letter  Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  Union Soldier's Letter  Infantry  Battle  Confederate States of America  Death  Estate  Genealogy  Photography  Military Uniforms  Orderly Book  Religion  Soldier's Diary    
People Draey, A. W. (fl. 1864)  Burpee, Thomas Francis (1830-1864)  
Place written Rockville
Theme The American Civil War; Children & Family; Religion
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Additional Information Folder Information: Mentions Fredericksburg, Suffolk, North Carolina, and the 1863 Virginia campaign. Burpee was wounded at Cold Harbor, Virginia on June 9, 1864 and died a few days later. The collection includes memorabilia connected to his death. Collection includes: 288 letters, 166 envelopes, 14 newspaper clippings, 12 receipts, 1 map, 1 note, 1 probate record, 1 family record, 8 pieces of scrap paper, 1 telegram, 32 miscellaneous military papers, 11 certificates, 3 calling cards, 3 lists, 1 carte de visite, 1 drawing, 6 colored prints, 1 piece of cloth, 1 ribbon, and 1 orderly book.
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
Civil War: Theater of War Main Eastern Theater  
Civil War: Unit 21st Connecticut Infantry