Union private complains about mud in Capitol 150 years ago today (1862)

Video: Rhodes' Jan. 31, 1862, letter (at 7:47)

(Friday, January 31, 1862, during the American Civil War) — Union private Elisha Hunt Rhodes writes about the “mud, mud, mud” in Washington that’s preventing the Union Army to move.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *