Henry D. Wharton’s Civil War Letters (Pennsylvania Volunteers, 11th Regiment-Sunbury Guards, April-July 1861)

Editor’s Note: Additional letters penned by Henry D. Wharton during his time with the 11th Regiment of the Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry are available, and will be added to this section as time permits. The letters which Henry wrote while serving with the 47th Pennsylvania Volunteers will be also be added moving forward. Please enjoy the sampling of his letters below, and check back frequently for updates.

21 May 1861

Henry D. Wharton - 11th PA Volunteers-Sunbury Guards - 21 May 1861 Letter Home
Published in the Sunbury American, 25 May 1861. (Click on image for enlarged view. Click HERE for the full transcript.)

 

28 May 1861

Henry D. Wharton, 11th PA Volunteers-Sunbury Guards, Letter Home 28 May 1861
Published in the Sunbury American, 8 June 1861. (Click on image for enlarged view of abridged letter. Click HERE and then scroll down to the appropriate date for the full transcript.)

 

4 June 1861

Henry D. Wharton - 11th PA Volunteers-Sunbury Guards - Letter Home 4 June 1861
Published in the Sunbury American, 8 June 1861. (Click on image for enlarged view of abridged letter. Click HERE and then scroll down to the appropriate date for the full transcript.)

 

30 June 1861

Henry D. Wharton, Sunbury Guards (11th Pa Vols), 30 June 1861
Published in the Sunbury American, 13 July 1861.
(Click on image for enlarged view. Click HERE and then scroll down to the appropriate date for the full transcript.)

 

3 July 1861

Henry D. Wharton's Recap of the Battle of Falling Waters - Sunbury American 13 July 1861
Published in the Sunbury American, 13 July 1861. (Click on image for enlarged view. Click HERE and then scroll down to the appropriate date for the full transcript.)

 

19 July 1861

Henry D. Wharton's 19 July 1861 Letter Home from 11th Pa Vols-Sunbury Guards
Published in the Sunbury American, 27 July 1861. (Click on image for enlarged view. Click HERE and then scroll down to the appropriate date for the full transcript.)

 

 

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