A Guide to the Robert B. Secrist Letters, 1862-1864 Secrist, Robert B. Letters Ms1991-010

A Guide to the Robert B. Secrist Letters, 1862-1864

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Collection Number Ms1991-010


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Collection Number
Robert B. Secrist Letters, 1862-1864
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Secrist, Robert B.

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Scope and Content

Civil War Union soldier in Company F, 1st U.S. Cavalry, from Pennsylvania. Ten letters from Secrist and other Union soldiers to his sister, Maria G. Secrist. Letters written from camps in Virginia and Washington, D.C. Secrist mentions a battle at Shiloh, Tennessee, and a brush with the Rebel soldiers at Falling Water, West Virginia.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

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