A Guide to the Sylvan B. Morris Correspondence, 1862-1864, n.d. Morris, Sylvan B. Correspondence Ms1988-089

A Guide to the Sylvan B. Morris Correspondence, 1862-1864, n.d.

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Collection Number Ms1988-089


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Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms1988-089
Title
Sylvan B. Morris Correspondence, 1862-1864, n.d.
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Creator
Morris, Sylvan B.
Language
English

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Scope and Content

Union captain in the 194th Ohio Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War. Three letters to his wife from Fayetteville, Ohio, and another unknown camp. Writes at length of poverty of country people he has seen on the marches. Also includes a letter to Morris from his cousin, Alex Caudle, in Indianapolis, Indiana. Transcript available.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

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