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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Sources

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R. J. Ormsby letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 976
Scope and Contents Letters with photocopies and typescripts. Ormsby sent these items to his wife, Betsy Ormsby, in East Saginaw, Michigan. They give many details on the military actions in which Ormsby was involved. He tells about the Peninsular Campaign of 1862 in a number of letters and reports his experiences in the Second Battle of Manassas of 1862 in one letter. After that engagement he was sent to a hospital in Rhode Island to convalesce from an illness.Ormsby was involved in some heavy...
Dates: 1861-1862