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Robert S. Edwards Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSN/CW 1004
Abstract Around 60 items, mostly manuscripts, with a bearing on the Civil War service of Lt. Robert S. Edwards of the 48th New York Infantry. Among the 45 personal letters are 14 written by Edwards and 22 directed to him by his brother and sister-in-law, Ogden and Nellie Edwards, then living in the Philippines. There are also a number of items relating to Robert Edwards's death (at Fort Wagner in Charleston Harbor) and post-mortem arrangements.
Dates: 1861-1865

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  • Subject: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives X
  • Subject: Charleston (S.C.) -- History -- Siege, 1863 X