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Nathaniel Wiley Harbin Civil War letter

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS136f
Scope and Content This collection consists of a letter written by Nathaniel Wiley Harbin to his father about the First Battle of Manassas. Harbin gives an account of the battle, where he acted as a "skirmisher," and describes the rout of the Federal army and the supplies they abandoned during their retreat. Harbin includes a casualty list for his company and writes about the capture of Federal prisoners.
Dates: 1861 July 30

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  • Subject: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate X
  • Names: Harbin, Nathaniel Wiley X