United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents Letter written from Washington [Conn.?] to his "brother," who he has recently heard was not hurt during the battle of Cold Harbor. He is grateful his brother and other brother, Seth, have thus far escaped unharmed. Also writes about his activities in Washington and health. Photocopy.
Dates: Created: 1864 Jun 26; Other: Date acquired: 12/09/2011
Scope and Contents The Plumb family correspondence (1975-50-0, .43 linear feet) consists primarily of letters written by brothers Seth F. Plumb and William H. Plumb during the American Civil War to each other and their sister, brothers, and friends. There are also two letters, one dated 1866 and one dated 1876, written by their brother Charles E. Plumb. Seth and William's letters provide extensive documentation of soldiers' lives and thoughts. Some of the letters have been transcribed. Click the On-line...
Dates: Created: 1861-1876; Other: Date acquired: 07/11/1975