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Guide to the Civil War Collection
1838-1880
 MS 670.14

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Descriptive Summary

 
Title: Civil War Collection
Dates [inclusive]: 1838-1880
Dates [bulk]: Bulk, 1861-1864
Abstract: The Civil War Collection is an "artificial" collection of materials of unrelated provenance that have been organized together by subject matter. It includes correspondence, military and official documents, legal papers, bills and receipts, personal narratives, soldier biographies, and documents relating to slaves. Although primarily Union side, there is one folder of Confederate documents, as well as several folders of material relating to post-war memorials and publications. The materials in this collection have been digitized and are available online to on-site researchers and to users affiliated with subscribing institutions via EBSCOhost.
Quantity: 0.834 Linear feet (2 boxes)
Call Phrase: MS 670.14