A Guide to the Philip Crewell Letters, 1861-1862 Crewell, Philip Letters Ms1991-070

Philip Crewell Letters, 1861-1862

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms1991-070


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Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms1991-070
Title
Philip Crewell Letters, 1861-1862
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Creator
Crewell, Philip
Language
English

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Scope and Content

Letter from Crewell, a soldier in the Union Army during the Civil War, writing to his brother on May 7, 1861, from Albany, New York. Crewell praises his fellow soldiers and is eager to fight the rebels. Transcript available.

An additional letter was purchased in January 2016 that describes buildling winter quarters, expected Christmas gifts, requests for clothing and food, and his possible promotion. Dated December 7, 1862.

Index Terms

    Subjects:

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

Contents List

Folder 1
Letters, 1861-1862