Telegram: “Your son was captured by the Enemy….” #civilwar150
October 12, 2014 by civilianwartime
Telegram to Col. H.K. Burgwyn:
October 2, 1864
Your son Capt Burgwyn was captured by the Enemy sept 30th near Chaffins Bluff.
A. M. Erwing Maj
Telegram sent to Raleigh from Petersburg. North Carolina State Archives, WHS Burgwyn Papers.