Letter from Emory Kirby to Joel Kirby, August 1863
This letter from Emory Kirby to his father, Joel, discusses recent developments in Greenbrier and surrounding counties after Morgan’s Raid in Ohio. Emory Kirby says that he does not believe that the war will end any time soon, and that the reports that come in are not good for the Confederacy.
Kirby, Emory T., 1843-1915
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives, Confederate
Morgan's Ohio Raid, 1863
Greenbrier County (W. Va.)
Ashe County (N.C.)