Editor’s Note: This item is part of a collection of letters and diary entries from soldiers of the 8th New York Heavy Artillery written while the unit was at the Siege of Petersburg. Researcher and author Kathryn Lerch generously donated all of the items in this collection for use at The Siege of Petersburg Online.
Lieut. T. J. Dean excerpt from short Letter August 13, 18641:
August 13th 1864
. . . We are at City Point. The whole Corps waiting transportation. I think we are going to Washington. I will write more when we arrive at our place of destination.
- In possession of Kathryn W. Lerch and part of manuscript history of Eighth New York Heavy Artillery 1862-1865 ↩