Civil War Union Soldier's LettersMs.1993.005

Civil War Union Soldier's LettersMs.1993.005


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Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.1993.005
Title
Civil War Union Soldier's Letters1865
Quantity
0.1 Cubic Feet, 1 folder
Language
The materials in the collection are in English.

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Scope and Contents

Three letters from Washburn (last name unknown), a Union soldier in the 14th Massachusetts Battery in the Civil War, to his brother and mother. Washburn writes in April and May 1865 from various places in Virginia about rumors of the soldiers being mustered out of service, souvenir hunters buying up Confederate money, and the effects of the war on the town of Petersburg, Virginia.

Subjects and Indexing Terms


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The guide to the Civil War Union Soldier's Letters by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).