Soldiers -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection includes 2 boxes containing 42 holograph letters, 30 photograph and photographic items, and roughly sent between members of the Rowe family. The majority of the letters were written to John Rowe of Jersey City, New Jersey, by family serving in the Union Army. These letters were sent from battle locations throughout the deep south and Missouri describing in clear detail camp life, troop movements, scouting expeditions, battle details, and personal observations of other soldiers,...
Overview The Parker Family Collection includes manuscript letters, photograph albums, papers and ephemera, scrapbooks and realia. Notably, the collections provides 43 Civil War letters written by Calvin Joseph Parker to his mother and sisters. C.J. Parker served in the 123rd Regiment of New York Volunteers in the Union Army and the letters range in date from January 1862 to April 1865. The bulk of the letters are written from Virginia, but he also moved with his regiment through Maryland, Alabama,...