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Letter from Camp near New Bridge, VA w/ envelope, stamp, sketch, and typed copy describing camp, danger from the enemy, bridge building, poor reputation of Engineering Corps, 1862 May 14
Collection Description & Creator Information
The collection consists of thirty-six letters by Captain Newton T. Hartshorn, U.S. Army, to Vaola J. Hartshorn, his brother, written while Newton was in service during the Civil War. Accompanying some of the letters are pen-and-ink drawings by Hartshorn, as well as contemporary envelopes and stamps. Included are typed transcripts of the letters.
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- Access Restrictions:
This collection is open for research.
- 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 Camp near New Bridge, VA w/ envelope, stamp, sketch, and typed copy describing camp, danger from the enemy, bridge building, poor reputation of Engineering Corps; Newton T. Hartshorn Collection, C1073, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
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- Firestone Library (mss): Box 1