Mason, Benjamin letters (1862-1865)

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Creator:Mason, Benjamin
Creator:Hicks, Joyce
Creator:Thornton, Linda
Creator:Galati, Leslie Ann
Creator:Brown, Tommy
Title:Mason, Benjamin letters (1862-1865)

These are the letters (1862-65) from Mason to his wife Nancy, recounting his experiences from his enlistment until February, 1865. The letters reflect the daily life of a Confederate soldier, as well as action near Cumberland Gap (1862-1863), Drewry's Bluff (1864) and the Petersburg Campaign (1864-1865).

Local identification number: RG 48

Local identification number: Mason tif

Subjects:Mason, Benjamin | Confederate States of America. Army. Gracie's Brigade | Confederate States of America. Army. Alabama Infantry Regiment, 60th | Cumberland Gap Campaign, 1862 | Petersburg (Va.)--History--Siege, 1864-1865 | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | United States, Virginia, Petersburg, 37.227928, -77.401927 | United States, Alabama, 32.318231, -86.902298
Collection:Auburn University Libraries' Civil War Letters
Institution:Auburn University Libraries
Contributors:Auburn University. Library. Special Collections and Archives
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Benjamin Mason Papers, Auburn University Libraries. Special Collections and Archives.

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