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This collections includes the letters of John W. Miner to his wife Anna throughout his service in the Civil War with the 7th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry at Petersburg, Virginia and his service in the 4th US Cavalry at Fort Griffin, Texas. Miner’s letters are most valuable when used as a tool to study the perceptions of the Civil War soldier regarding battles and national events.
.54 cubic feet
Civil War, Civil War Correspondence, 7th New Jersey, Union Army, Petersburg, Battle of the Crater, Battle of Deep Bottom, Battle of Globe Tavern, Battle of Ream's Station, Fort Crawford, Fort Davis, Fort Green, Fort Warren, Patterson Park Hospital, Hicks General Hospital, Fort Griffin, 4th US Cavalry
History | Military History | United States History
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Ameduri, Christine M., "MS-096: John W. Miner Letters" (Spring 2010). Special Collections and College Archives Finding Aids. Special Collection and College Archives, Musselman Library, Gettysburg College.