Alvah Marsh papers
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of Civil War letters written by Alvah Marsh to family and friends. The letters refer frequently to Marsh's brother Frank and to his stepbrothers Edwin and Augustus Holmes (see collections c.108 and c.109). These letters have been transcribed, scanned and placed online at http://civilwar.archives.msu.edu/collection/7-1C-8/alvahmarsh/.
- 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.
Alvah Marsh served with the 7th Michigan Infantry, primarily in Virginia. He was wounded in November 1863, and spent the following months as a patient and later as a nurse in Virginia army hospitals, where he also caught smallpox.
Marsh apparently received a medical discharge in 1864.
His br4other is Benjamin F. Marsh) (also known as Frank) who served in the 8th Michigan Infantry.
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
- Alvah Marsh Papers
- 4 Published And Cataloged
- February 1965
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.