Date: August 2, 1864
Series: (M92-1) Box 6, Folder 1, Item 12
Additional: This letter is from the Brevard Family Papers, which document the lives of Mary Call Brevard, younger daughter of Richard Keith Call and Mary Kirkman Call, Mary's husband, Theodore Washington Brevard Jr., and their families in Florida and North Carolina. Included in the correspondence are many poignant wartime letters from Theodore W. Brevard Jr., who served as a colonel in the 11th Florida Infantry regiment, which he commanded at the end of the was as a brigadier general, the last general officer appointed by Jefferson Davis. Brevard's regiment was involved in most of the major battles in northern Virginia in 1864 and 1865, including the nearly year-long Petersburg campaign. The following letter from Theodore W. Brevard Jr. was written to his mother (Caroline Elizabeth Brevard, nee Mays).