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Henry B. Butler Civil War Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0737-sc

Scope and Contents

Photocopies of typescript of the letters of a Civil War soldier. They were written to his wife Mary, in Castine, Maine, from August 17, 1862 to February 25, 1865. Included also is a letter from Chaplain Geo. A. Seakin informing Mary of her husband's death and describing his burial. Included also is a letter from Lois Moore Cyr dated Sept. 1989 giving a history of the letters and of the farm where Henry B. Butler lived.

Dates

  • 1862-1989
  • Majority of material found within August 17, 1862-March 13, 1865

Creator

Restrictions on Access

No restrictions on access.

Restrictions on Use

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Biographical Note

Henry B. Butler was a Civil War soldier from Castine, Maine. He died in March of 1865 from a wound received in battle. He was in the Sixteenth Maine Regiment, Company K.

Extent

1 folder (2 items)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Photocopies of typescript of the letters of a Civil War soldier.

General

No finding aid - see Special Collections librarian for assistance.
Title
Guide to the Henry B. Butler Civil War Letters
Status
No Additional Box Or Folder List For This Small Collection
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English.

Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States
207-581-1686