A Guide to the Nelson F. Libby Letters, 1861-1862 Libby, Nelson F. Letters Ms1991-018

A Guide to the Nelson F. Libby Letters, 1861-1862

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Collection Number Ms1991-018


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Collection Number
Nelson F. Libby Letters, 1861-1862
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Libbey, Nelson F.

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Scope and Content

Union soldier in the Civil War. Two letters written from Washington, D.C., and Virginia, to his brother. Writes on June 17, 1861, that the Rebel troops evacuated Harper's Ferry, Virginia (now West Virginia). Also writes on September 5, 1862, that while traveling from Harrison's Landing they had a battle along the way (probably Second Manassas or Bull Run).

Subjects and Indexing Terms

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