Benjamin C. Lincoln papers  1861-1865
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Title: Benjamin C. Lincoln papers
Creator: Lincoln, Benjamin Curtis, 1840-1865
Inclusive dates: 1861-1865
Extent: 437 items (1.25 linear feet)
Abstract:
A fervent patriot and devout Christian, Benjamin Lincoln's strong abolitionist beliefs led him to take a commission with the 2nd U.S. Infantry (Colored). His papers contain 437 letters written by and to him through the course of the Civil War, revealing the effects of war on the relationships of friends, relatives, and lovers.

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