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Benjamin B. Brock papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00239

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/.

Dates

  • 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.

Extent

0.1 Cubic Feet (, 1 folder)

Language of Materials

English

Custodial History

Gift of Chamberlain Memorial Museum, date unknown. Transferred by Michigan State University Museum

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University Property Rights: Michigan State University

Title
Benjamin B. Brock Papers
Status
4 Published And Cataloged
Date
October 1964
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

Contact:
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