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Philip M. Rollins letters

Label
Philip M. Rollins letters, 1863-1865
Title
Philip M. Rollins letters
Inclusive dates
1863-1865
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letters, 1863-1865, from Philip Rollins of Company G, 19th Maine Infantry, and Artillery Brigade, 2nd Corps, to his sister Martha Jane, detailing military life; his service; family news; military news, including the siege of Petersburg; desertions; and his wish to be home. Rollins mentions Generals Ulysses S. Grant and Benjamin Butler, as well as Abraham Lincoln and the election of 1864. Collection also contains an incomplete letter from Sid to unknown discussing military life. Back of one letter includes the lyrics of "Our Cavalry."
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Cataloging source
VIC
Label
Philip M. Rollins letters
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
30
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Raynor's Historical Collectible Auctions
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001653969
Type of unit
p.

Library Locations

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