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Object Name NOTE
Catalog Number 1990.020.00003
Date May 19, 1862
Scope & Content Note from Lynchburg Beauregard Artillery to Mrs. Lynch, May 19, 1862

Physical Appearance: May 19, 1862 - The men of "Lynchburg Beauregard Artillery Company" at Camp Drum, to Mrs. Lynch, Petersburg, V[irgini]a - a note of thanks for some buttermilk sent to the soldiers' camp, written in Brigadier General William N. Pendleton's hand (according to donor). List of men from Mess No. 2: Amos Hamlet, Hunter Marshall, Cass Smith, Willie Folkes, Jimmie Rucker, Johnny Payne, Nash Wood, McHenry Jones. The note is written on the front and back of a page torn from a memo book. Additional document provided by donor giving more info about note.
Dimensions: [H]3.75" __[W]2.25"
Archival History The donor found this note in a prayer book, belonging to her great uncle, James Lynch. The prayer book (BK-900528) is part of the Religious Works Collection. A note from the donor indicates that handwriting on the note belongs to Brig. Gen. William N. Pendleton.
People Lynch, Mrs.
Hamlet, Amos
Marshall, Hunter
Smith, Cass
Folkes, Willie
Rucker, Jimmie
Payne, Johnny
Wood, Nash
Jones, McHenry
Search Terms Buttermilk
Subjects Food
Military life