R. Emmett Martin Letterms00406title
Battle of Malvern Hill, July 1862
Manuscript #00406

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This letter was written from the battlefield by Confederate soldier R. Emmett Martin to his wife, and is dated 3 July 1862. Martin recounts his participation in the Battle of Malvern Hill (Seven Days' Battle, Peninsular Campaign) and discusses the heavy casualties suffered by his regiment. 

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