Benjamin B. Brock papers
Scope and Contents
The bulk of this collection consists of Civil War letters from Benjamin B. Brock of the 26th Michigan Infantry to his family. Brock fought in the eastern theater and was wounded at Spottsylvania, but later returned to his regiment. His letters describe his experiences but are generally concerned with home matters. He frequently expressed his dissatisfaction with the army and especially with a war to free slaves.
The letters relating to his service in the Civil War have been transcribed, scannedm and placed online at http://civilwar.archives.msu.edu/collection/7-1C-51/brock/.
- 1861 - 1865
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.
0.1 Cubic Feet (, 1 folder)
Language of Materials
Gift of Chamberlain Memorial Museum, date unknown. Transferred by Michigan State University Museum
Copyright: Michigan State University Property Rights: Michigan State University
- Benjamin B. Brock Papers
- 4 Published And Cataloged
- October 1964
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.