Ward family papers, 1862-1863

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Title

Ward family papers, 1862-1863

Subject

War; Soldiers; Military life

United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Siege, 1863

Ward, George D.; Ward, Benjamin R.; Phillips, Eliza Ward; Ward, John; Plumb, Willie

United States; United States -- Mississippi -- Vicksburg

1860-1870

Description

The papers of the Ward family consist primarily of letters written by George D. Ward to his sister Eliza Ward Phillips and his brother John Ward. There are also letters written to George from his father, Benjamin R. Ward, his uncle William, and Willie Plumb. George Ward's letters describe long marches and skirmishes around Vicksburg at the time of the siege.

Creator

Ward, George D.

Publisher

University of Iowa. Libraries. Special Collections Dept.

Date

1862/1863

Rights

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