Francis E. Vinaca papers  1850-1871 (bulk 1861-1865)
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Title: Francis E. Vinaca papers
Creator: Vinaca family
Inclusive dates: 1850-1871
Bulk dates: 1861-1865
Extent: 66 items
Abstract:
The Vinaca papers consist of Civil War letters written by Francis Vinaca to his parents; correspondence from his cousins Henry Chase and James Miner; and from a friend, Martin Dealing. Francis and Martin served in the 186th New York Infantry and Henry in the 1st New York Mounted Rifles. Francis' letters are a valuable resource for examining the attitudes of a soldier entering the war in its latter stages.

Language: The material is in English
Repository: William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan
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The University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1190
Phone: 734-764-2347
Web Site: www.clements.umich.edu