A Guide to the Nixon Stewart Correspondence, 1863 Stewart, Nixon Correspondence Ms1988-086

A Guide to the Nixon Stewart Correspondence, 1863

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Collection Number Ms1988-086


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Collection Number
Nixon Stewart Correspondence, 1863
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Stewart, Nixon

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Scope and Content

Union soldier in Company E, 97th Ohio Regiment, during the Civil War. Two letters written in April 1863 from General Hospital #12 in Louisville, Kentucky, to his sister Maggie in Adamsville, Ohio. Describes woundings and deaths of comrades and states that he would rather stand the hardships of the regiment than be in the hospital. Transcript available.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

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