Letter (29 July 1862) written by Henry Gwynn from the field following the Battle of Malvern Hill; Baltimore Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy information sheet concerning Henry Gwynn; information on the history of the Gwynn family; a copy of an article (Feb. 1882) in the Baltimore press on Gen. Walter Gwynn, CSA veteran; and a poem (ode to a fallen friend) written by V.F. Gwynn (4 Dec. 1897) -- The addressee of the letter is unknown and includes description of Gwynn searching for arms and ammunition, burying the dead, the aftermath of the Battle of Malvern Hill, his opinion that the Confederacy should carry the war into Union territory, and speaks of a trip to Richmond, Va.
Confederate officer; captain in 9th Virginia Infantry Regiment, Company F; taken prisoner in the Battle of Gettysburg; civil engineer.
Cite as: Henry Gwynn Family Papers, 1862-1897, Pearce Civil War Collection, Navarro College, Corsicana, Texas.
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Finding aid in the repository and on the internet http://www.pearcecollections.us/civilwar/fa%5Find.php?fid=185.
Forms part of: Pearce Civil War collection.