A Guide to the R. Buckley Letter, 1864 Buckley, R. Letter Ms1989-042

A Guide to the R. Buckley Letter, 1864

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Collection Number Ms1989-042


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Collection Number
R. Buckley Letter, 1864
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Buckey, R.

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Scope and Content

Captain in the 197th Pennsylvania Volunteer Regiment, guarding prisoners at the Rock Island, Illinois, POW camp, in the Civil War. Letter to his wife and mother, October 5, 1864. Writes of illness among his men and transferring the back pay of a dead soldier to the soldier's father.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

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