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Copies of 45 transcribed letters written by Frank M. Guernsey (1839-1919) to his future wife, Frances "Fannie" Doty (1843-1921), during the Civil War. Guernsey enlisted in the “Truesdell Rangers”, Company C of the 32nd Wisconsin Infantry in August 1862 and served in west Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia until 1865. In these letters, he wrote to her about his activities, conditions, and relations with local people from 1862 to 1864. The original letters are held by the University of Virginia and were transcribed by Guernsey's granddaughter.
Guernsey, Frank M., 1839-1919.
"Frank M. Guernsey letters, 1862-1864" (2022). Documents. 21.