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Leukhardt family Civil War letters

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 15155
Scope and Contents Leukhardt family letters (1862-1865; 0.25 cubic feet) consist of letters from Captain Gottfried Leukhardt and his family while he and his son Andrew are fighting for the Union army from 1862 to 1865. They mention several important battles including the Seven Days Battle (Malvern Hill 1862) and Bermuda Hundred, Manchester and Varina, Virginia (1864). General George B. McClellan and General Fitz John Porter are also mentioned. There are different spellings of their names, including...

Corporal Tipton B. Omohundro, Jr. papers

 File
Identifier: MSS 16098
Scope and Contents This collection (1943-1946; 1 cubic foot) consists of letters from Corporal Tipton B. Omohundro,Jr. to his parents in Howardsville, Virginia while serving in both the 454th and 176th Quartermaster Laundry Companies during World War II. Most topics refer to family news including his concern for his father's drinking, mention of letters about the rest of the family and girlfriends, and the daily activities of Corporal Omohundro. There is a brief mention of the D-Day invasion (1944 May-June...

Addison H. Smith papers

 File
Identifier: MSS 15056
Scope and Contents The Addison H. Smith papers (1917-1970; 1.6 cubic feet) includes many letters between 1917 and 1919 to Addison Smith’s mother and his battlefield diary from 1918, which describes in vivid detail the voyage to Europe and his work as an ambulance driver in France. It also includes his certificates of discharge and service in the United States Army Ambulance Service, photographs, postcards, and newspaper clippings. The majority of the collection dates between the years of 1917 to 1922, and there...

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