Valley of the Shadow
The War Years
Spring 1861–Spring 1865

Letters & Diaries


Snyder Family (1864-1865)

D.C. Snyder was a soldier with the Confederate army during the war. This is a collection of letters written by him to his wife while he was serving. In these wartime letters (1864-1865), Snyder details general army life, harsh weather conditions, and how he misses his family and friends back home.