The Resource 1861-1865
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- Sweet, Olney F, b. 1842
- Fredericksburg, Battle of, Fredericksburg, Va., 1862
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives
- Susquehanna County (Pa.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
- Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1862
- Sweet family
- Personal papers -- Pennsylvania | Susquehanna County
- Soldiers. -- Pennsylvania | Susquehanna County
- Bull Run, 2nd Battle of, Va., 1862
- Letters (correspondence)
- United States
- United States -- Military life
- Antietam, Battle of, Md., 1862
- Transcripts of letters, 1861-1864, of Olney F. Sweet of Battery F, 1st Pennsylvania Artillery, to his family in Susquehannah County, Pennsylvania, detailing his life as a soldier in the artillery during the Civil War and describing life in camp. Sweet also discusses the battles of 2nd Manassas, Antietam, and Fredericksburg, as well as the Shenandoah Valley Campaign of 1862. Transcripts were made by Sweet's daughter Marion Sweet Johnston from his original letters and contain her comments
- Biographical or historical data
- Olney Sweet was born in 1842 in Gibson, Susquehannah County, Pennsylvania. When the Civil War began, he enlisted in Battery F, 1st Pennsylvania Artillery and served until the end of the war. At some point after the Civil War, Sweet moved to Iowa.
- Cataloging source
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- Location of originals duplicates
- Sweet Family Museum, Modjesca Canyon, California.
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