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Seaver family Civil War letters, 1863-1865.
Seaver family.
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Vermont Historical Society Library  MSC 210:15  Manuscript  Vault-Manuscript 

Personal Author : Seaver family.
Title : Seaver family Civil War letters, 1863-1865.
Physical Description : 1 folder.
Summary :

Two letters, one written by Olney F. Seaver to his father, dated July 3, 1863, and one written by James Birney Seaver to his cousin, Olney, dated April 23, 1865. Olney F. Seaver's letter describes marching from Wolf Run Shoals to Westminster, Maryland and guarding a supply train during the Battle of Gettysburg. He mentions the sound of cannons. James Birney Seaver's letter describes the reaction of the inhabitants of Hanover, New Hampshire to the death of Abraham Lincoln.

Reproduction Note : Photocopy.
Other Repositories : Mr. Seaver's brother owns the original letters, as well as a tintype of Olney F. Seaver.
Biographical or historical data :

Olney F. Seaver, son of Alvin Seaver and Amanda Farnham, was born in Williamstown, Vermont on May 24, 1841. He enlisted in Company D, Twelfth Vermont Volunteer Regiment on August 22, 1862 and was mustered out on July 14, 1863. He died July 20, 1923.

James Birney Seaver, son of Ansel Seaver (brother of Alvin) and Clarissa Read, was born in Williamstown, Vermont in 1840. He died February 24, 1921.

Personal Subject : Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 Death and burial.
Corporate Subject : United States. Army. Vermont Infantry Regiment, 12th 1862-1863. Company D.
Subject Term : Soldiers Vermont Correspondence.
Geographic Term : United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Personal narratives.
Vermont History Civil War, 1861-1865 Personal narratives.
Williamstown (Vt.) Archival resources.
Genre/Form : Letters correspondence.
Added Author : Seaver, Olney F., 1841-1923.
Seaver, James Birney, 1840-1921.