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Oren Colby letters

MS-967
 Collection
Identifier: MS-967

Description

The letters of Oren G. Colby contain 21 letters from Oren Colby to his family, written while he was stationed at Point Lookout, Maryland, guarding Confederate prisoners, during the Civil War. The letters contain requests for particular items or goods, discussion of items or monies being sent home, general questions about home and family as well as descriptions of the encampment.

Dates

  • 1863 - 1864

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

These materials may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.).

Extent

.25 linear ft. (1 box)

Overview

Oren G. Colby, member of Company D, 12th Regiment New Hampshire V. Consist of letters to his family written while stationed at Point Lookout, Maryland during the Civil War.

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

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