John L. Hebron Letter
Scope and Content
The John L. Hebron Letter contains information pertaining to the capture of a prisoner, July 4th celebrations, swimming in the river, and interacting with Rebel soldiers on pickett. John L. Hebron writes the letter to his mother, dated July 5, 1862 from Battle Creek Tennessee. The orginal envelope, a transcript of the letter, and regimental history is also included.
- Hebron, John L., 1842-1914 (Person)
Language of Materials
This letter is in English.
The collection is open for research.
Permission to publish material from the John L. Hebron Letter must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.
John L. Hebron was born on December 17, 1842 in Steubenville, Jefferson County, Ohio. Hebron enlisted into Co. G of the 2nd Ohio Infantry on September 5, 1861 as a private. He was mustered out on October 10, 1864. Following the war, Hebron worked as a marble cutter and granite dealer. On February 19, 1873, Hebron married Martha E. Dalby in Wheeling, West Virginia. Martha was born in Steubenville, Ohio, the daughter of Joseph and Mary (Huff) Dalby, early settlers in Steubenville, where they located as early as the year 1803. The Hebrons had four children. Hebron died on May 25, 1914.
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The John L. Hebron Letter contains information pertaining to the capture of a prisoner, July 4th celebrations, swimming in the river, and interacting with Rebel soldiers on pickett. John L. Hebron writes the letter to his mother, dated July 5, 1862 from Battle Creek Tennessee.
The John L. Hebron Letter was purchased by Special Collections in 2018.
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The guide to the John L. Hebron Letter by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).
The processing, arrangement, and description of the John L. Hebron Letter was completed in June 2019.
- John L. Hebron Letter, 1862
- AnnRea Fowler, Student Assistant and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist
- 2019 (CC0 1.0)
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