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Photocopies,, 1861 - 1864

 File — Folder: 1

Scope and Content

From the Collection:

This collection contains the photocopies of letters sent by Edwin Messer of the 37th Illinois Infantry Regiment of the Union Army during the Civil War. Messer writes to his Sister, Mother, and Girlfriend as his Regiment moves across Illinois through Missouri and into Arkansas and finally Mississippi. Messer describes the Battles of Pea Ridge, Prairie Grove, the Siege of Vicksburg, and many minor skirmishes.


  • 1861 - 1864


Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.


From the Collection: 0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech Repository

Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries (0434)
560 Drillfield Drive
Newman Library, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg Virginia 24061 US