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John Charles Randolph Taylor and Martha (Patsy) Jefferson Randolph Taylor to Bennett Taylor, 1851 September 20
Mentions selling "Eugenia" to Mr. Godwin at the bank. Don't know whether this is an enslaved person.
This letter from Bennett's sister Jane mentions that John and Lewis had their usual dispute about the "North and South".
Probably Raleigh Thomas Colston to his sister Lucy who married Bennett Taylor. He writes to her from a Camp near Winchester and describes General Jackson's command advancing them near the Potomac with details battle.
Colston mentions that the 2nd Regiment bivouac'd Rappahannock on Picketts Duty. He also tells her that some of the men get married so that they can get a furlough.
Bennett writes to his father that he is well but that he was wounded and that he is a prisoner. He mentions that George Geiger (from Charlottesville, Virginia) was hit in the spine and is with him in the United States Hospital. Bennett is in the 19th Virginia Regiment Company F Picketts Division.
Nicholas tells Bennetts father that Bennett is well but wounded on his side and is a prisoner in Baltimore, Maryland.
Henry Gantt writes from Oakwood recommending the exchange of Bennett Taylor and praises Bennett as being his senior Captain. Gantt was from Scottsville, Virginia and served as a Colonel in the 19th Virginia Regiment Company F of Picketts Division. He fought in the Battle of Gettysburg and survived debilating wounds including his face and shoulder. https://scottsvillemuseum.com/war/gantt/home.html
Moncure Robinson writes to his nephew advising him abou the possibility of an exchange.