Scope and Contents
The collection includes typed copies of two items, 23 pages total. The first item includes two letters written by Benjamin Franklin Sibert, Company A, Ninety-third Indiana Regiment, to his mother, Rebecca Sibert, in July of 1863 during the Siege of Vicksburg. The letters, consisting of 11 pages, indicated that Sibert was stationed at Camp Bear Creek, fifteen miles from Vicksburg, Mississippi. The letters mention Generals Sherman and Joe Sherman, as well as his comrades John M....