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Guide to the Pugh Family Letters

MSN/CW 5009


Collection Summary

Title: Pugh family letters
Dates: 1862-1864
Collection No.: MSN/CW 5009
Creator: Pugh, Joseph T., 1809-1903
Creator: Pugh, John, circa 1833-1924
Extent: 1 container; 12 folders
Language: Collection material in English
Repository: University of Notre Dame. Hesburgh Libraries, Department of Special Collections. 102 Hesburgh Library, Notre Dame, IN 46556
Abstract: A group of 12 letters written by the Western Pennsylvania Quakers John and Joseph Pugh during the Civil War. Included are 6 letters written by John during his service aboard the U.S.S. Quaker City, of the navy's East Gulf Blockading Squadron.

Selected Search Terms

United States. Navy -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, Quaker

Administrative Information

Restrictions: There are no access restrictions on this collection.

Preferred Citation: Pugh Family Letters, Department of Special Collections, Hesburgh Libraries of Notre Dame.

Acquisition and Processing Note: The Pugh letters were purchased by the Hesburgh Libraries of Notre Dame in 2000 and 2005, from three separate vendors. Arranged and described 2005, by George Rugg. Finding aid 2011, by George Rugg.

Arrangement Note

Materials are arranged chronologically, one item per folder.

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