Edwin Holmes papers
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of Edwin Holmes' Civil War letters to family and friends. His letters deal primarily with his health and with family matters. There are frequent references to his brother Augustus and stepbrother Alvah Marsh (see c.108, c.110).
Also included in this collection are several letters from Holmes' stepbrother Frank Marsh, describing his work in an army hospital in Detroit.
These materials have been transcribed, scanned and placed online at http://civilwar.archives.msu.edu/collection/7-1C-C/EdwinHolmes/.
- 1862 - 1864
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.
Edwin Holmes served in the 10th Michigan Infantry and spent much of the war on guard duty in Tennessee.
0.1 Cubic Feet (, 1 folder)
Language of Materials
Gift of Mrs. Charles Jacobs, 1961-01-23. Transferred by Michigan State University Museum.
Copyright: Michigan State University. Property Rights: Michigan State University.
- Edwin Holmes Papers
- 4 Published And Cataloged
- February 1965
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.