Since then, and until the death of George II in 1760, most British sovereigns were buried here, along with some 3,000 prominent national figures.
The town was founded in 1292 by Edward I as "Wyke-upon-Hull" and in fact straddles both banks of the little River Hull, which flows into the Humber here.
He asks about his children and adds that he has not received any letters from his wife.
He wonders when fighting between the armies might commence.
[-----], hospital, 2nd Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, in Louisa County, Virginia, to his wife, possibly in North Carolina, regarding his work in the 2nd Corps hospital in Louisa County, noting one patient with smallpox, and commenting that the overall number of sick in the hospital is down. He also discusses the removal of secessionists from Alexandria; Baltimore, Maryland; and Washington, D.
Letter, 8 July 1863, from Charlie [-----], a Union soldier at Fort Scott, near Alexandria, Virginia, to Emma in Litchfield, Connecticut, discussing the celebration in camp during the 4th of July and for recent victories such as the capture of Vicksburg and Battle of Gettysburg.