|Title:||Robert S. Edwards papers|
|Collection No.:||MSN/CW 1004|
|Creator:||Edwards, Robert S. (Robert Sedgwick), 1838-1863|
|Creator:||Edwards, Ogden Ellery, Jr.,. b. 1829|
|Creator:||Edwards, Helen E.|
|Extent:||62 folders; 1 container; .42 linear feet|
|Language:||Collection material in English|
|Repository:||University of Notre Dame. Hesburgh Libraries, Department of Special Collections. 102 Hesburgh Library, Notre Dame, IN 46556|
|Abstract:||Around 60 items, mostly manuscripts, with a bearing on the Civil War service of Lt. Robert S. Edwards of the 48th New York Infantry. Among the 45 personal letters are 14 written by Edwards and 22 directed to him by his brother and sister-in-law, Ogden and Nellie Edwards, then living in the Philippines. There are also a number of items relating to Robert Edwards's death (at Fort Wagner in Charleston Harbor) and post-mortem arrangements.|
Charleston (S.C.) -- History -- Siege, 1863
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives
United States of America. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 48th
Philippines -- Commerce -- United States
Restrictions: There are no access restrictions on this collection
Preferred Citation: Robert S. Edwards Papers, Department of Special Collections, Hesburgh Libraries of Notre Dame.
Acquisition and Processing Note: The Edwards papers were purchased by the Hesburgh Libraries in 2005. Arranged and described 2005-06, by Jeremy Kiene. Finding aid 2012, by George Rugg.
Materials are arranged chronologically, one item per folder
- For fuller information on these manuscripts, including textual transcriptions and digital images, please see the digital project "Manuscripts of the American Civil War".