Tag: Battle of Kernstown Virginia

Spring 1863 No. 14

  In the year of 1863, Johanna Cardiff was becoming a young woman; her country was split by war.  This is her journal; these are her journeys.    Dear Samuel, I am in receipt of your letter informing mother and I of the death of our son and brother...

Autumn 1862 No. 12

  In the year of 1862, Johanna Cardiff was becoming a young woman; her country was split by war.  This is her journal; these are her journeys.      Dear Brothers, My letter has been written, my condolences said, and I am stuck with no action to distract me...

Summer 1862 No. 11

In the year of 1862, Johanna Cardiff was becoming a young woman; her country was split by war.  This is her journal; these are her journeys.        Dear Brothers, I have lost whatever sense of optimism I may have possessed at the beginning of this year.  I fear...