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Title Civil War Records: Letters of Charles P. Goodrich
Creator Goodrich, Charles P.
Dates of Creation 1863-1864
Scope & Content Ten letters from Charles P. Goodrich to his wife from May 7, 1863 to February 13 1864.
Administrative/Biographical History Charles P. Goodrich lived in Burlington, Vermont when he enlisted; he was mustered February 9, 1863 and killed in action May 12, 1864 at one of the battles fought at Spotsylvania, Virginia. On May 12 the Union engaged the Confederate forces in what turned out to be a twenty hour hand-to-hand struggle for what came to be known as the Bloody Angle. He was a private in the Fifth Vermont Volunteers, Company F.
Related People Goodrich, Charles P.
Search Terms United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Credit line Bequest of Hall Park McCullough
Catalog Number 2009.163.104.1