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Civil War Soldier's Letter, 1862.
Wyles SC 1017
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Title:

Civil War Soldier's Letter, 1862

Creator/Contributor:

Online Archive of California

Abstract:

Holograph Civil War era letter written from the Planter's Hotel, mentioning the evacuation of Columbus and the promotion of General Buell, and discussing the high cost of writing paper and the prevalence of shinplaster currency.

Date:

1862 (issued)

Subject:

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

Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.
Cite as: [Identification of item], Civil War Soldier's Letter. Wyles SC 1017. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.
Purchase, 2005.

Type:

Letters (correspondence).
Civil wars.

Physical Description:

1 item (1 leaf); 13 x 21 cm.

Language:

English

Identifier:

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.