Alex Cressler, letter
June 10, 1861
“Sabbath approached finding our citizens in a state of uproar & confusion, cars were running an [sic] screaming – men were working wagons were moving through our streets from morning till night and citizens [were] on a continual parade. [T]ruly such scenes, such sabbaths, and such times, were never before ours to behold.”
Name: Alex Cressler
- Soldier/Civilian Interaction
Event Location: Chambersburg, Franklin Co., PA
Document Origin: Chambersburg, Franklin Co., PA
Alex Cressler to Henry Bitner. June 10, 1862. The Valley of the Shadow. Obtained from http://valley.lib.virginia.edu/papers/F0700. Accessed on February 8, 2010.