June And Gilbert Krueger, Collectors, Civil War Letters,1861-1865.

Collection Number: 2052

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
June and Gilbert Krueger, collectors, Civil War letters, 1861-1865.
Collection Number:
2052
Creator:
Krueger, Gilbert,
Quantity:
1 reel positive, 1 reel negative microfilm.
Forms of Material:
Microfilm.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Chiefly letters to Lavinia Obreham of Freeport, Winneshiek County, Iowa, from her brothers, Edwin C. and Charles J. Obreham, her cousin and future husband, Chales L. Beebe, and other Union soldiers serving with the 9th Iowa Volunteers and other units.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Chiefly letters to Lavinia Obreham of Freeport, Winneshiek County, Iowa, from her brothers, Edwin C. and Charles J. Obreham, her cousin and future husband, Chales L. Beebe, and other Union soldiers serving with the 9th Iowa Volunteers and other units; written from Missouri, Arkansas, Mississippi, Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, Louisiana, and Washington, DC, the letters deal largely with camp life, troop movements, and military engagements, with some mention of the siege of Vicksburg and the march on Savannah.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Krueger, Gilbert,
Beebe, Charles L.
Beebe, Charles L.
Obreham, Charles J.
Obreham, Charles J.
Obreham, Edwin C.
Obreham, Edwin C.
Obreham, Lavinia
Obreham, Lavinia.
United States. Army. Iowa Infantry Regiment, 9th (1861-1865)
United States. Army. Iowa Infantry Regiment, 9th (1861-1865)

Places:
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1961-1965
United States

Form and Genre Terms:
Personal narratives


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
June and Gilbert Krueger, Collectors. Civil War Letters, #2052. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

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