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Roger Noble papers

Identifier: c-00122

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of three Civil War letters from Roger Noble of the 7th Michigan Infantry to his family in Michigan. He describes daily war life and tells of looting Robert E. Lee's plantation. The collection also contains a newspaper photo of Noble printed in 1961.

These letters have been transcribed, scanned and placed online at


  • Creation: 1861


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.

Biographical Note

Roger Noble enlisted as a Private in Company G, 7th Infantry Regiment Michigan in August 1861 at the age of 27. He died on 20 Dec 1862 at Lacy House Hospital.


0.1 Cubic Feet (, 1 folder)

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Custodial History

Gift of Bessie Millbrook, 1963-01-09. Transferred by Michigan State University Museum.

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University. Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Roger Noble Papers
4 Published And Cataloged
March 1965
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

Conrad Hall
943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US