Battle of First Bull Run Online Exhibit

Tent Scene – Soldiers Writing Home

Black-and-white illustration from New York Illustrated News showing eight soldiers in a tent, most reading papers or writing letters.

Caption: Tent Scene – Soldiers Writing Home to Their Friends. Sketched by our artist. See page 218 [for related story].

Source: Illustration from New York Illustrated News, August 5, 1861, page 213.

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Last Updated: August 7, 2012