A Guide to the William Henry Ruse Correspondence, 1863-1865 Ruse, William Henry Correspondence Ms1989-068

A Guide to the William Henry Ruse Correspondence, 1863-1865

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Collection Number Ms1989-068


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Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms1989-068
Title
William Henry Ruse Correspondence, 1863-1865
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Creator
Ruse, William Henry
Language
English

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Scope and Content

Soldier in the 97th Ohio Regiment in the Civil War. Letters written to Maggie Stewart of Adamsville, Ohio. Three letters from Nashville, Tennessee, writing of his feelings for her, his dream that the war had ended, and how he misses home. One letter from Point Lookout, Maryland, about how soldiers at Point Lookout are attending religious meetings.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

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