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MS-138: Oscar D. Ladley Papers
ms138_01_05_11; United States--Civil War; Brooks Station (Virginia); Ambushes and surprises; Surprise (Military science)
Letter to Oscar Ladley's mother and sisters from Brooks Station, Virginia. Oscar details why his regiment has had to retreat after being ambushed by a large Southern force. He also mentions several wounded and wonders which general is to blame for the surprise attack.
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