A love-letter from a white officer assigned to the all-African-American 25th Corps as it sailed to attack Fort Fisher in North Carolina for the second time.
On board the Euterpe: January 5, 1865. 1865. Unbound. Lightly soiled with some doodling at the upper corner of the first page. In this letter, Goddard expresses heartfelt sorrow to “Eva” that he would not be able to take leave for a visit. The reason he explains as follows... More