A Guide to the Eben P. Wolcott Correspondence, 1862-1863 Eben P. Wolcott Correspondence Ms1989-033

A Guide to the Eben P. Wolcott Correspondence, 1862-1863

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Collection Number Ms1989-033


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Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms1989-033
Title
Eben P. Wolcott Correspondence, 1862-1863
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Creator
Wolcott, Eben P.
Language
English

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Scope and Content

Soldier in the 28th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, Company E, in the Civil War. Correspondence consists of letters to Wolcott in Pensacola, Florida, and New Orleans, Louisiana, from his family in Lakeville, Connecticut. Includes information about the Battle of Fredericksburg (December 1862), the death of Stonewall Jackson (May 1863), and the inflation caused by the war.


Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Civil War
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865