There Were Two John H. Pierces
in the 11th Illinois Cavalry
||There were two John H. Pierces in the 11th Volunteer Illinois
Cavalry: John HARWORD Pierce, and John HASSETT Pierce. Here is an image
of the P.S. from a John Hassett Pierce, May 24, 1864 letter where he
P.S. Write my name J. Hassett Pierce as there is a new recruit in the
Reg. by the name of John H. Pierce and I don't want him to get my
letters. J. H. Pierce
|Here is an image of the official letterhead
of the 11th Illinois Volunteer Cavalry.
It comes from a November
17, 1864, John Hassett Pierce letter.
The John Hassett Pierce letters are held in Duke University
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