A collection of Civil War Letters by Theodore Harman of Wind Gap, Northampton county, Pennsylvania who died while serving as a sergeant in Co. I, 153rd Pennsylvania Infantry. “I came to fight for my country and so I will stand my ground and won’t run,” he wrote prior to the Battle of Chancellorsville. Days later, after the battle, he would write his wife, “I never thought I would come safe out of that fight but God and my legs spared me.”
A short summary about the archive of letters, how they came to be published, and editorial remarks.
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There are 37 letters in this archive, most of them written by Sgt. Theodore Harman of the 153rd Pennsylvania. There are a handful written by relatives.