Sheldon R. Curtiss papers
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of two copies of a published transcript of the Civil War diary kept by Sheldon R. Curtiss, a native of Saranac, Michigan. His diary describes army life as well as his experiences as a prisoner in Libby Prison and at Andersonville. The diary edited by his youngest daughter Evelyn Curtiss Lowrey, was originally published in the Ionia County News.
- 1862 - 1864
- Curtiss, Sheldon R. (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.
Sheldon R. Curtiss born April 22, 1839 in Ohio. He enlisted in the 6th Michigan Cavalry on October 11, 1862. He served in Virginia before his capture by Confederates in 1864. He mustered out October 10, 1865 at Fort Leavenworth, KS.
He died February 9, 1924 in Saranac, Michigan.
0.1 Cubic Feet (, 1 folder)
Language of Materials
Gift of Mrs. Harvey H. Lowrey, 1969-12-24.
Copyright: Michigan State University Property Rights: Michigan State University
- Sheldon R. Curtiss Papers
- 4 Published And Cataloged
- April 1970
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- Finding aid written in English.