A Guide to the Lancaster, Massachusetts, Civil War Letter, 1863 Lancaster, Massachusetts, Civil War Letter Ms1989-088

A Guide to the Lancaster, Massachusetts, Civil War Letter, 1863

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms1989-088


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Collection Number
Lancaster, Massachusetts, Civil War Letter, 1863
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder

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Scope and Content

Civilian letter from Lancaster resident to his brother, writing about news of the surrender of the Confederate troops at Vicksburg, Mississippi, and the losses from the 53rd Massachusetts Volunteer Regiment.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

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