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 File — Box: SC1850-1899.005, Folder: 294.01

Scope and Contents

From the Collection: The collection contains letters written by Chamberlin to his mother and brother while serving with the 52nd Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers in the Peninsular Campaign and the Charleston Expedition. Also included is a 1898 letter from Henry to May.

Letters include: Letter to Mother, May 23, 1861; Letter to Mother, June 30, 1861; Letter to Mother, November 13, 1861; Letter to Brother, March 14, 1862; Letter to Mother, April 9, 1862; Letter to Brother, May 8, 1862; Letter to Brother, May 18, 1862; Letter to Mother, May 18, 1862, Letter to Mother, May 25, 1862; Letter to Mrs. Chamberlin from Hon. Eli Slifer, Secretary of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, June 3, 1862; Letter to Mother, July 5, 1862; Letter to Mother, July 18, 1862; Letter to Mother, July 21, 1862; Letter to Mother, August 28, 1862; Letter to Mother, January 26, 1863; Letter to Mother, March 15, 1863; Letter to Mother, March 28, 1863; Letter to Brother, April 7, 1863; Letter to "My Little May from Henry," July 18, 1898.


  • 1861-1898
  • Majority of material found within 1861 - 1863

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Due to the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access to certain materials may require additional advance notice.


From the Collection: 0.02 Linear Feet (19 items ; photocopies)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266