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Tully Graybill letters home
Fri Apr 14, 2017 2:42pm
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I wa lucky enough to find a letter it is in the National Park Service Archives at Antietam Battlefield -- it is a touching letter home to Annabelle his wife and describes the 28th stand at South Mountain days before the battle of Antietam and the part the 28th played in that holding action -- you can view the letter in Tully's original hand written on the Army of Northern Virginia letterhead which I brought to the National Park Service (Ranger Chiles received the letter and placed it in the files) and it is available to public viewing it is quite a personal letter as it shows the timeless concerns of a Confederate officer and ends with the a soldiers lament that, "...we found but few friends there [in Maryland]..."

  • If you do find them...Steve Toney, Wed Apr 13 10:52am
    If you do find the letters, let us know so that we can get them and put them on our website, if possible. We currently don't have any letters from soldiers of the 28th Georgia. Thanks and good luck... more
    • Tully Graybill letters home — john.w.kiely@gmail.com, Fri Apr 14 2:42pm
    • Message to WebmasterJWKiely, Wed Apr 13 1:40pm
      I will do so... This whole search for Tully Graybill has lead me to discover his colorful life from landed-gentry society this Southern Doctor emerged as a Southern Soldier and with the depositions... more
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