G. B. Surdam papers
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of Civil War letters written by G. B. Surdam to his sister and brother. A sergeant in the 6th Michigan Infantry, Surdam describes his service in Maryland and Virginia, and the military takeover of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
These letters have been transcribed, scanned and placed online at http://civilwar.archives.msu.edu/collection/7-1C-39/gbsurdam/.
- 1861 - 1862
- Surdam, G. B., Sergeant (George B.) (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.
George B. Surdam (1835-1917) enlisted on August 20, 1861 at Kalamazoo, Michigan with Company K, 6th Michigan Infantry as Sergeant. He mustered out from Company K, 6th Michigan Artillery Regiment on August 23, 1864 in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
0.1 Cubic Feet (, 1 folder)
Language of Materials
Gift of Caryl Prindle, 1959-09-11. Transferred by Michigan State University Museum.
Copyright: Donor(s) have transferred any applicable copyright to Michigan State University but the collection may contain third-party materials for which copyright was not transferred. Copyright restrictions may apply.
Property Rights: Michigan State University.
- G. B. Surdam Papers
- 4 Published And Cataloged
- February 1965
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.