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Clayton Glanville Coleman, letter

November 4, 1862

“I heard the other day by a gentleman just from Frederick City that the enemy had fifteen thousand sick and wounded there.”


Name: Clayton Glanville Coleman

Unit: Confederate Medical Department

Document Information

Type: Letter


  • Hospitals/Medical Care
  • Soldier Reactions/Opinions

Event Location: Frederick City, Frederick Co., MD

Document Origin: Winchester, Frederick Co., VA


Clayton G. Coleman served in the Virginia Infantry from 1861 to 1862 and in mid-1862 he became a physician in the confederate Medical Department.


Clayton Glanville Coleman to Lucy Coleman. November 4, 1862. Clayton Coleman Letters: Civil War Doctor in Winchester, Virginia, 1862. VMI Archives Manuscript #0021. Obtained from Accessed on February 8, 2010.