1862 Letters

May 25, 1862 letter to Sarah Keith from Hiram Crawford Jr.

May 25, 1862

To: Sarah Keith, Galesburg, MI

From: Hiram Crawford, Portsmouth, VA

They have captured Norfolk. Saw the Merrimac blow up, was about five miles off and felt the shock.

This letter was originally posted to the Crawford/Comfort Family Letters blog and can be read here.

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