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Robert Henry Campbell, letter

May 4, 1861

“Every evening we have singing after supper… they generally commence with "Do they miss me at home," then they sing two or three hymns and finish up with ‘They miss me at home.’”


Name: Robert Henry Campbell

Unit: 27th Regiment Virginia (“Rockbridge Rifles”) Infantry, Co. H

Document Information

Type: Letter


  • Soldier Life/Camp Life
  • Soldier Life/Camp Life

Event Location: Harpers Ferry, Jefferson Co., WV

Document Origin: Harpers Ferry, Jefferson Co., WV


Robert Henry Campbell to his mother. May 4, 1861. From the Campbell-Varner family papers, VMI Archives Manuscript #0282. Obtained from Accessed on February 8, 2010.