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Stephen O. Rogers letters

 Collection — Box: 73
Identifier: MS-SC1295
Scope and Contents Letters to his parents, Israel and Rebecca Rogers, in Mass. interesting and detailed letters. Discusses camp life, marching, detailed troop movements, regimental and military actions at Fredricksburg and in and around Petersburg, Virginia and happenings in his regiment. Mentions Lincoln and Burnside reviewing the troops and gives his impressions of each. Details life in the hospital as a convalescent and as an orderly. Discusses family news, letters from brothers, Israel Jr. and Joseph, and...
Dates: Created: 1861 - 1864

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  • Repository: Manuscript Collection X
  • Subject: United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Medical care X
  • Names: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 X