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The Joseph Leffard Papers digital collection consists of three letters written by Leffard to his cousin “S.,” Susanna A. Beatty, during the Civil War. The letters are dated 1862, 1864, and 1865, and written from Pennsylvania, New York, and Virginia. They document his daily activities before and during his military service. He also describes locations and activities of Confederate troops, including a battle with Confederate gunboats on the James River.
Finding Aid to Joseph Leffard Papers