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Sidney Marlin letter Edit

Summary

Identifier
MS 0070

Dates

  • 1864 (Creation)

Extents

  • 1 items (Whole)

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  • Scope and Contents

    Letter from Sidney Marlin, a Union soldier (U. S. Army Signal Corps), to his wife Sallie [Sarah]. Dated June 14, 1864 from Lexington, Virginia, where Union forces were camped during Hunter's Raid. Marlin describes the Institute, comments on the destruction of VMI and Governor Letcher's property.

  • Biographical / Historical

    Sidney Marlin, Union soldier. U. S. Army Signal Corps. Born January 27, 1834, Indiana, Pennsylvania. Farmer. Enlisted February 3, 1864. Died August 19, 1911. Buried Oakland Cemetery, Indiana, Pennsylvania.

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  • Conditions Governing Use

    Collections in the VMI Archives are made available for educational and research use. The VMI Archives should be cited as the source. The user assumes all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright and for adhering to publication requirements. Materials from our collections may not be redistributed, published or reproduced without permission. Contact the VMI Archives for additional information.

  • Preferred Citation

    Sidney Marlin Letter, Manuscript # 0070, Virginia Military Institute Archives

Instances

  • Type
    Digital Object
    Link to Record
    Sidney Marlin Civil War Letter [Digital]
  • Type
    Mixed Materials
    Container 1 Type
    Box
    Container 1 Indicator
    MS Small Collections 0079-0081
    Container 2 Type
    Folder
    Container 2 Indicator
    MS0070

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