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Collection Reference Number GLC07205.058
From Archive Folder Letters from a Union soldier called Albert 
Title Albert to Sister Sophia
Date 17 April 1862
Author Albert (fl. 1861-)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Gen. Abercrombie received his brigade the other day and marched very poorly. The boys call him Old Crabtree Abercrombie. He is glad his sister is attending school. The other day they arrested a man on suspicion of being a spy and subsequently hung him.
Subjects Soldier's Letter  Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  Confederate States of America  Military Law  Death Penalty  Death  Spying  Union Soldier's Letter  Union General  Women's History  Women's Education  Education  
Place written Fort Monroe, Virginia
Theme The American Civil War; Women in American History; Children & Family; Education
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
Civil War: Theater of War Main Eastern Theater