Edward Martindale served with the 26th New Jersey Vol. Regiment under General Hooker, the 83rd Regiment, U. S. Infantry (Colored),
and the 118th Regiment (Colored). He commanded the Provisional Brigade, U. S. Colored Troops, 18th Army Corps and other African
American units. Martindale was credited with the capture of Libby Prison.
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Included in this series are approximately fifty letters from Martindale to his wife, 1863 April 3 to 1865 March 9; three photographs;
and one commemorative document (in oversize storage).