31 May 1862, [James Barron Hope], Richmond, [VA], to Annie

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Title

31 May 1862, [James Barron Hope], Richmond, [VA], to Annie

Creator

James Barron Hope

Description

"My count still continues...," confidence in final victory; "today the City of Washington is in one universal shiner from Old Abe dawn..."; plan to cut off Washington and invade the North; Southern army set at 80 to 90,000 men, the Northern 115,000.

Subject

United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865

Language

en

Identifier

Mss.65.H77.035

Citation

James Barron Hope, “31 May 1862, [James Barron Hope], Richmond, [VA], to Annie,” W&M Transcribe, accessed October 20, 2018, http://transcribe.swem.wm.edu/items/show/1327.