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John H. Snouffer Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-076
Abstract

This collection contains letters to and from Union Soldier John H. Snouffer of the 133rd Ohio Infantry. The letter was from a member of the same company in the same camp, Captain Ellis H. Heagler.

Dates: 1864

William S. Tippett Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-060
Scope and Content

The collection consists of a single letter from Sgt William S. Tippett to his wife, Maggie. Written from a parole camp in Annapolis, Maryland, the letter opens with Tippett's comments on news from home. A majority of the letter, however,details his stay in Belle Island prison (Richmond) from September 1863 until early March 1864. In particular, he describes the food (or lack of) and the poor conditions.

Dates: 1864 - 1864

Union Soldier "Jesey" Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-024
Abstract

This collection contains a letter written by "Jesey", a Union soldier during the American Civil War, to his parents about the gifts they sent him, the food he's eating, and getting sick.

Dates: 1864

Junius Woodward Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2018-033
Abstract

The Junius Woodward Letter consists of a letter from Woodward to "dear friend" (also identified in the letter as "Miss Jennie"). Written at Petersburg, Virginia, on November 29, 1863, Woodward describes his free time activities, experiences with local farmers, and foraging for fruits.

Dates: 1863