Contents and Arrangement

Letter from Giles B. Cooke, 1865 April 11

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Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists mainly of letters by Oliver but includes some letters by other correspondents. The collection contains letters by him to family members, especially to his brother Samuel, while he was an officer in the Union Army (1862-1865) during the Civil War. In addition, there is a history of the 12th Regiment of the New York National Guard, of which Oliver was a member, and the Congressional Medal of Honor awarded to him for valor during a battle (1864) at Resaca, Ga.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions for Reproduction and 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.

Credit this material:

Letter from Giles B. Cooke; Paul Ambrose Oliver Collection, C0534, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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