In this portion of a letter, Willis writes of a man [deserter, runaway slave?] who returned to the Regiment; that he is almost three months behind in pay; he has captured some "silver Yankee sugar tongs"
Letter from Francis William Heyward to his mother concerning a recent sojourn to Battery Wagner on Morris Island, probably written in 1863. Francis relates to his mother the dangers of his recent trip to the battery claiming "the enemy fired their shots so beautifully," and how he endured six nights of shelling while stationed there. Afterwards, Francis "went to the city for a day, and I met Pa at the Mills House." 3p. August 23, 1863.
Letter from Ada Henry to sister Lou concerning friends and family in England and India. The letter is undated, although Henry references the recent death of Stonewall Jackson and the troubles in America. The connection to the Heyward or Ferguson families is unclear. 6p.
Letter from Robert Woodward Barnwell sent to the Charleston Courier for publication. Barnwell, on behalf of the South Carolina Hospital Bureau in Virginia, informs the city of their move from Charlottesville to Richmond due to the withdrawal of Confederate troops and gives directions on the best way to send supplies. ca. 1863.
Black-and-white wood engraving of the Tomb of Absalom, Tomb of Benei Hezir, and Tomb of Zechariah in the Valley of Jehoshaphat (Kidron Valley) in Jerusalem. Engraving after a painting by Pharamond Blanchard. From Voyage illustré dans les deux mondes by Félix Mornand and Joseph Vilbort, published Paris: Le Chevalier.
Black-and-white steel engraving of the interior of the Istanbuli Synagogue in Jerusalem. Engraving by James C. Redaway after a drawing by J. Salmon. From Syria, the Holy Land, Asia Minor, &c. Illustrated, Volume 3, by John Carne. Published London : London Printing & Publishing Co.
Black-and-white offset print reproduction of the original building of the B'nai El Congregation at Sixth and Cerre Streets in St. Louis. Published in the November 1863 edition of Ballou's Dollar Monthly Magazine.