A Guide to the Joshua W. Culver Correspondence, 1862-1863, 1877-1899 Culver, Joshua W., Correspondence Ms1982-004

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

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms1982-004


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Processed by: Sarah R. Olney, Student Assistant, Special Collections

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms1982-004
Title
Joshua W. Culver Correspondence, 1862-1863, 1877-1899
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Creator
Culver, Joshua W.
Language
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

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from Joshua W. Culver Correspondence must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Joshua W. Culver Correspondence, Ms1982-004, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

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 Content

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.

Index Terms

    Subjects:

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

Contents List

Folder 1
Correspondence, 1862-1863, 1877-1899.