Newport News, Virginia, Civil War LetterMs.1989.075

Newport News, Virginia, Civil War LetterMs.1989.075


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Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.1989.075
Title
Newport News, Virginia, Civil War Letter1864
Quantity
0.1 Cubic Feet 1 folder
Language
The materials in the collection are in English.

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Scope and Contents

Letter from a Union corporal from Massachusetts in the Civil War. Writes to his brother at home, telling him that he will try for a commission when he soon returns on furlough. Has heard that there are a number of chances for commissions in colored regiments that the Governor of Massachusetts was raising, and he hopes to become an officer in one.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

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

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