The Jerome Peirce Letter Collection
Discover the story of Sergeant Jerome Peirce, a soldier in the American Civil War. Peirce enlisted in the Union army in the summer of 1862 and served as part of the 36th Massachusetts Regiment until he was killed in the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House in May 1864.
This site houses hundreds of letters written to, from, and about Jerome Peirce. Browse through five different collections and see the Timeline and StoryMap for more information.
The Jerome Peirce Collection, 1862-1864. From the National Park Service.
Rokus, Josef W. "The Sgt. Jerome Peirce Story: 'Once Lost, Now Found, Never Forgotten,'" 2016.