A Guide to the J. Waldo West Correspondence, 1864 West, J. Waldo Correspondence Ms1989-066

A Guide to the J. Waldo West Correspondence, 1864

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Collection Number Ms1989-066


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Collection Number
J. Waldo West Correspondence, 1864
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
West, J. Waldo

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Scope and Content

Lieutenant in the 1st New York Dragoons during the Civil War. Three letters written between January and July, 1864, to Sarah L. (Lyra) Stillson of Corning, New York, from Dansville, New York, and camps in Washington, D.C. Writes about his visit home and his company's reconnaissance to the Rapidan River.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

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