Class Year

2010

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Description

This collection consists of three letters and a twenty-two page diary penned by Reuel Williams Waters. The letters are written by Waters to his sisters. Additionally, a photograph of Reuel Waters, several newspaper clippings concerning members of Waters’ family and reunions of the 6th Maine Battery, letters penned by Waters’ mother and sister-in-law after the war, and notes concerning Waters and Bentley (Waters’ wife Emily Bentley) family genealogy are included in this collection.

Collection Size

.27 cubic feet

Publication Date

December 2011

Keywords

Civil War, Civil War Correspondence, Civil War Diary, Augusta, 6th Maine Light Artillery, McGilvery's Battery, Second Bull Run, Battle of Gettysburg, Battle of the Wilderness, Cold Harbor, Petersburg, Battle of Cedar Creek, Spotsylvania

Disciplines

History | Military History | Public History | Social History | United States History

MS-100: Reuel Williams Waters, 1st Battalion, Maine Light Artillery, 6th Maine Battery

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