Culver, Joshua W., Correspondence A Guide to the Joshua W. Culver Correspondence, 1862-1863, 1877-1899 Ms.1982.004

A Guide to the Joshua W. Culver Correspondence, 1862-1863, 1877-1899 Ms.1982.004


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Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.1982.004
Title
Joshua W. Culver Correspondence, 1862-1863, 1877-1899
Quantity
0.1 Cubic Feet, 1 folder
Creator
Culver, Joshua W.
Language
The materials in the collection are in English.
Abstract
The collection includes eight manuscript letters of a Union soldier in the Civil War, written in Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania; and four letters written to and from other Culver family members.

Administrative Information

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Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: [identification of item], [box], [folder], Joshua W. Culver Correspondence, Ms1982-004, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Source of Acquisition

Joshua W. Culver Correspondence was acquired by the Special Collections prior to 1982.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Joshua W. Culver Correspondence was completed prior to 2010. Additional description was completed in January 2011.


Biographical Note

Joshua W. Culver was a 1st Sergeant in the 104th Regiment, Company E, of the New York Volunteer Infantry. The company took part in battles in Virginia and Maryland as part of the Duryee's Brigade in the summer and autumn of 1862. He was wounded in the thigh and was at the First Army Corps Hospital near Gettysburg, Pa.

Scope and Contents

The collection includes eight manuscript letters of a Union soldier in the Civil War, written in Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania; and four letters written to and from other Culver family members. Transcripts available.

Arrangement

The letters are in chronological order within the file.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Civil War
  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Joshua W. Culver Correspondence by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 ( https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/ ).

Container List

folder 1
Correspondence
1862-1863, 1877-1899