Aplin family papers 1859-1960 (bulk 1862-1865)
Edwin Davenport papers
Davenport, Edwin, 1839-1863
The Edwin Davenport papers contain 29 letters that he wrote to his family (parents, brothers, and sister) while he traveled west to Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, and Illinois, and during his time as a Union soldier the Civil War. Davenport served as private and corporal with the Massachusetts 52nd Infantry, Co. B. before dying of a fever 1865.
The material is in English
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