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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

George W. Blue letters

 Collection — Folder S2680
Identifier: S2680
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photocopies of two letters. In the May 1865 letter, George W. Blue tells his sister about the constant drilling of the regiment, his tiredness of the place of the camp, the felt absence of relatives, and the resignation of a first lieutenant. In the September 1865 letter, Hannah A. Blue writes of family matters, Iowa soil, Dan Dolan, the death of Jim Blue, and expresses the hope that George is at home.

Porter family letters

 Collection — Folder S2559
Identifier: S2559
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of typewritten transcriptions of letters written to and from Asa W., Jonah G., and Rice M. Porter and Porter family members while the brothers served in the Civil War. The bulk of the letters were written from July 1861 to March 1862, but there are two letters from Rice written in 1865.