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Seth A. Rogers Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1538-sc

Scope and Contents

Letters written by Rogers from the headquarters of the 36th Massachusetts Volunteers near Petersburg, Virginia, to his aunt Louise Farrington and his cousin Zenas R. Farrington of Holden, Maine. Rogers describes the work of his regiment in building a fort and traverse way in front of his division, the mood and attitude of the soldiers, and the activities of the Christian Commission and the Sanitary Commission on their behalf.

Dates

  • July 24, 1864

Creator

Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Use Restrictions

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Biographical Note

Seth A. Rogers was a resident of Charlestown, Mass. He enlisted in the 36th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment on Aug. 11, 1862 and mustered out June 8, 1865.

Extent

2 items (20 cm)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Letters written by Rogers from the headquarters of the 36th Massachusetts Volunteers near Petersburg, Virginia, to his aunt Louise Farrington and his cousin Zenas R. Farrington of Holden, Maine. Rogers describes the work of his regiment in building a fort and traverse way in front of his division, the mood and attitude of the soldiers, and the activities of the Christian Commission and the Sanitary Commission on their behalf.

General

Holographs, signed.

General

No finding aid - see Special Collections librarian for assistance.
Title
Guide to the Seth A. Rogers Letters
Status
No Additional Box Or Folder List For This Small Collection
Date
2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
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Language of description note
English.

Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

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