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Correspondence to Family, 1860-1873, undated

 File — Box: SC1850-1899.005, Folder: 4235.01

Scope and Contents

From the Collection: The Sheldon C. Treat Civil War Correspondence contains twenty-two letters and a short biographical document. Four letters were written by Treat before he enlisted as a Union soldier in in the US Civil War in August 1861. Fourteen letters by Treat cover his time serving in the war, and include his descriptions of the Battle of Pea Ridge (Arkansas, 1862), the Battle of Fort Hindman (Arkansas, 1863), and other events. Another three letters were written by Treat after the war was over. The collection also contains an 1861 letter from Treat’s commanding officer.


  • 1860-1873, undated

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From the Collection: 0.1 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English