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Goodrich’s War: Epilogue

This is the final entry detailing the letters home of Loren Goodrich of Co. F, 14th Connecticut. The rest of the series– ten parts in all– may be found in the archives of this website. Goodrich’s War: Complete Loren Goodrich remained with Co. F and the 14th Connecticut for another thirteen days or so, crossing […]

Goodrich’s War: The Gettysburg Campaign

This is Part 9 of an ongoing series built around the letters home of Loren Goodrich, Co. F 14th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry. See the entire collection to date here: Temporary Hero Archive: Loren Goodrich (Parts 1-9) The Gettysburg Campaign of 1863 was Robert E. Lee’s last invasion of the north– an attempt to defeat the […]

Goodrich’s War: Chancellorsville

This is Part 8 of an ongoing series built around the letters home of Loren Goodrich, Co. F 14th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry. See also… Part One (with letter of Sept 5 1862) Part Two (with letter of Oct 2 1862) Part Three (with letter of Dec 9 1862) Part Four (with undated, post-Fredericksburg letter) Part […]

Goodrich’s War: Spring of 1863

This is Part 7 of an ongoing series built around the letters home of Loren Goodrich, Co. F 14th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry. See also… Part One (with letter of Sept 5 1862) Part Two (with letter of Oct 2 1862) Part Three (with letter of Dec 9 1862) Part Four (with undated, post-Fredericksburg letter) Part […]

Goodrich’s War: The Mud March

This is Part 6 of an ongoing series built around the letters home of Loren Goodrich, Co. F 14th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry. See also… Part One (including his letter of Sept 5 1862) Part Two (including his letter of Oct 2 1862) Part Three (including his letter of Dec 9 1862) Part Four (including his […]

Goodrich’s War: The Aftermath of Fredericksburg

This is Part 5 of an ongoing series built around the letters home of Loren Goodrich, Co. F 14th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry. See also… Part One (including his letter of Sept 5 1862) Part Two (including his letter of Oct 2 1862) Part Three (including his letter of Dec 9 1862) Part Four (including his […]

Goodrich’s War: Fredericksburg

This is Part 4 of an ongoing series built around the letters home of Loren Goodrich, Co. F 14th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry. See also… Part One (including his letter of Sept 5 1862) Part Two (including his letter of Oct 2 1862) Part Three (including his letter of Dec 9 1862) December of 1862 saw […]

Goodrich’s War: The March to ‘Camp Froze-to-Death’

This is Part 3 of an ongoing series built around the letters home of Loren Goodrich, Co. F 14th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry. See also… Part One (including his letter of Sept 5 1862) Part Two (including his letter of Oct 2 1862) After the titanic battle of Antietam, commanding General George McClellan began again to […]

Goodrich’s War: Destiny at Antietam

This is Part 2 of an ongoing series built around the letters home of Loren Goodrich, Co. F 14th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry. See also… Part One (including his letter of Sept 5 1862) On Sunday, September 7 1862, Loren Goodrich of Co. F of the 14th Connecticut found himself formally a member of the Army […]

Goodrich’s War: Part One

In my never-ending quest to unearth as much information as possible about men who served with the original units that make up the basis of those that I reenact with, I’ve come across another interesting character, one Loren H. Goodrich. While his time at the front was comparatively short, it was one that was quite […]