Eugene Vickers Civil War correspondence
Scope and Contents
- Vickers, Elizabeth, 1813-1863 (Contributor, Person)
Biographical / Historical
The family returned to Chester County, Pennsylvania in 1854. Eugene served in Company C of the 97th Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers during the Civil War and was stationed variously at Washington, Fortress Monroe in Virginia, Port Royal in South Carolina, and other coastal locations. After the War, Eugene married Mary Davis, and they lived in Philadelphia.
During his War service, he received letters from his parents and other relations. His brothers also served in the military. Jonathan spent part of the war as a seaman and part helping his father who participated as a sutler in Pennsylvania. Three letters from Dr. Joseph Paxson Vickers who served as an Assistant Surgeon in the 50th Regiment of Infantry Volunteers of the 9th Army Corps, are written from camps in Virginia.
.1 Linear Feet : 2 folders
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Susanna Morikawa
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- 2020: Updated outdated, harmful terminology related to enslavement, except where it appears in a title, quotation, or subject heading.
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