582. RIED, CHARLES (1827-62), Civil War soldier.
Letters, 1861. 10 items.
Civil War letters in German and English, written by Charles
Ried, a German immigrant, to his wife and children in Lumberton
Township, Burlington County. Ried served in the 3rd Regiment,
New Jersey Volunteers until his death in combat at the battle of
Gaines' Mill. The letters have been transcribed, translated, and
Gift of Dr. Miriam E. Oatman, 1962.
The New Jersey Historical Society