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Collection Reference Number GLC03603.283
From Archive Folder Collection of Charles M. Coit, field and staff, 8th regiment, Connecticut, infantry 
Title Charles Coit to his family, making a comparison between officers with military education and those with not
Date 16 May 1864
Author Coit, Charles M. (1838-1878)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Writes that he feels as if the Brigader has forgotten the regiment and makes a comparison between officers with military educations to those who lack them. Tells about an attack two days before. Describes the temporary staffing changes due to the losses during battle. Also writes about the damage to the railroad lines being repaired.
Subjects Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  Union Soldier's Letter  Soldier's Letter  Battle  Education  Union General  Wartime Pillaging and Destruction  Confederate States of America  Railroad  Injury or Wound  Death  
People Coit, Charles M. (1838-1878)  
Place written s.l.
Theme The American Civil War; Education; Health & Medicine
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: Unit 8th Regiment, Connecticut, infantry  
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