• Letter from Eugene F. Cordell to his mother, Christine T. Cordell on April 28, 1861

      Cordell, Eugene Fauntleroy, 1843-1913 (1861-04-28)
      In this letter, Eugene F. Cordell describes life at school in Alexandria, Virginia and a recent trip to Washington, D.C. to his mother. He writes about his intention of joining the Confederate forces when he returns home from school. He describes drilling with his school and the number of boys who have left to join the Confederacy.