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Joseph C. Rogers letters

 Collection — Box: 73
Identifier: MS-SC1294
Scope and Contents Letters to parents, Israel and Rebecca Rogers, brother Ed and sister Emma. The letters discuss camp life, the boats he sees at Newport News and working in the hospital, but most of the letters focus on family and home. DIroes describe one battle at New Bern, North Carolina where his good friend Albert Siske was killed. Expresses racist sentiments towards African Americans.
Dates: Created: 1861 - 1864

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