This collection contains four letters from Henry Seiger to Anna Roland in Marietta, Pennsylvania. One letter is written in German and is either to or from Anna Roland. Henry Seiger was in the 12th Regiment, Company D under Captain Wilt's command. Folder 1 contains the transcriptions, Folder 2 contains the original letters.
This collection contains letters from Lebkicher family members before and during the Civil War. There are discharge papers for Jonah R. Duke and William H. Lebkicher who enlisted with Captain J. Miller Raub's Company D, 122nd Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers in August 1862. William (1846-1929) re-enlisted and his letters continue to 1865. Some of the letters concern transportation by train and subsequent wrecks and derailments, the Dutch rioting in Lancaster, the shortage of food and feed for animals, and the soldiers getting used to the shelling of their camp by the rebels. The majority of letters were written during the Civil War.
This collection contains papers from the Leech and Trout families of Nickel Mines, Lancaster County. The papers are predominantly correspondence between family members and from friends. The letters capture information about family and friends, the communities where they lived, social history and women's history.
This collection contains letters written by Lewis Jones during the Civil War to his wife, Elizabeth. His diary records his military experience as a soldier in the 79th Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers, Company H. There are also receipts Elizabeth's widow's army pension application.
This collection contains correspondence of John A. Morrison to his brothers James G. and Samuel Morrison in the 1850s, letters written by Alexander Franklin Morrison in 1861/63, letters to Louisa J. (Morrison) Ferguson from her cousin William [Clark] and her brother Samuel Wilmer Morrison (S. W. M.), and letters written by Robert Clark Morrison during the Civil War in 1861-1863. We also have folk songs and poem written or copied by Robert Clark Morrison.