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Correspondence, Service and Illness in Virginia, 1864
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
Includes two letters from his mother, Hannah Stillwell.
Arranged by genre of material.
No material was separated during 2014 processing.
- Processing Information
This collection was reprocessed by Faith Charlton in March 2014. Finding aid updated by Faith Charlton in March 2014.
Folder Inventory added by Hilde Creager (Class of 2015) in 2012.
Access & Use
- Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
- Conditions Governing Use
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.
- Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
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- Credit this material:
Correspondence, Service and Illness in Virginia; Symmes H. Stillwell Family Papers, C0492, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
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- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (mss): Box 1
McPherson, James M. For Cause and Comrades: Why Men Fought in the Civil War. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997.
Drake, J. Madison. The history of the 9th New Jersey Veteran Vols. A record of its service from Sept. 13th, 1861, to July 12th, 1865, with a complete official roster, and sketches of prominent members. Elizabeth: Journal Printing House, 1889. Verter, Bradford. "Disconsolations of a Jersey Muskrat: The Civil War Letters of Symmes H. Stillwell." Princeton University Library Chronicle 58 no. 2, Winter 1997.
- United States. Army
United States. Army. New Jersey Infantry Regiment, 9th (1861-1865)