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Guide to the Samuel T. Reeves Correspondence

MSN/CW 5012

 

Collection Summary

Title: Samuel T. Reeves correspondence
Dates: 1864-1870 (bulk 1865)
Collection No.: MSN/CW 5012
Creator: Reeves, Samuel T., b. circa 1831
Extent: 1 container; 31 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 family correspondence of 31 items whose principal author is Sgt. Samuel T. Reeves, writing as a member of Co. C, 80th Indiana Infantry. Many of the letters date from the spring of 1865, when Reeves was convalescing at Camp Dennison, Ohio.

Selected Search Terms

United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 80th (1862-1865)
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Religious aspects

Administrative Information

Restrictions: There are no access restrictions on this collection.

Preferred Citation: Samuel T, Reeves Correspondence, Department of Special Collections, Hesburgh Libraries of Notre Dame.

Acquisition and Processing Note: The Reeves letters were purchased by the Hesburgh Libraries of Notre Dame in 2000, from an ebay vendor in Coal City IN. Arranged and described 2001, by George Rugg. Finding aid 2011, by George Rugg.

Arrangement Note

Materials are arranged chronologically, one item per folder.

Container List