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Robert Henry Campbell, letter

May 29, 1861

“We have been very kindly treated by the Citizens [of Martinsburg] since we have been here. They still continue to send us provisions every day. The Ladies send us bouquets every day; and are continually sending invitations to dine and take tea with them.”


Name: Robert Henry Campbell

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

Document Information

Type: Letter


  • Civilian Support for the Confederacy

Event Location: Martinsburg, Berkeley Co., WV

Document Origin: Martinsburg, Berkeley Co., WV


Robert Henry Campbell to his sister. May 29, 1861. From the Campbell-Varner family papers, VMI Archives Manuscript #0282. Obtained from Accessed on February 8, 2010.