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Warren S. Gurney papers (Ms.79.7)

Brown University Library

Box A
Brown University
Providence, RI 02912
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Collection Overview

Title: Warren S. Gurney papers
Date range: 1863-1865
Creator: Gurney, Warren S.
Abstract: The Gurney papers consist of forty-three letters pertaining to the Civil War, written between December 1863 and July 1865 by Warren S. Gurney, a bandmember of the 56th Massachusetts Regiment to his family in Massachusetts. The letters describe military life, the regiment's campaign in Virginia, and family matters.
Language of materials: English .
Repository: John Hay Library , Special Collections
Collection number: Ms.79.7