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Diary and Letters of Charles Oscar Torrey

The material on this page has been submitted by
Camille Corte,
Archivist, Historic Blakeley State Park Office.

Credit is also given to
*Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
*John R. Sellers, Civil War Manuscripts
Washington D. C. 1986

*Norman A. Nicolson, noted Civil War historian of the Mobile Campaign, generously gave Blakeley Park his collection of diaries, letters, and mementoes of the 27th Iowa. Any reprint of these documents should carry thanks to him for his gift to Blakeley of his collection. Nicolson has been collecting documents pertaining to Fort Blakely and Spanish Fort and the Mobile Campaign for better than 40 years. Anyone desiring to correspond with him can reach him via the Archivist at the Historic Blakeley State Park Office at e-mail address: blakeley@dibbs.net

Diary of Charles Oscar Torrey

Letter #33 from Charles Oscar Torrey to his wife Mira.

Letter dated April 9, 1865 from Charles Oscar Torrey to his wife Mira.

Letter dated April 11, 1865 from Charles Oscar Torrey to his wife Mira.

Mobile Campaign and Fort Blakeley Official Records