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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato

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Minnesota State University, Mankato,
Memorial Library, Southern Minnesota Historical Center
Parsons, James D. "I Tell You It Seems Like War", Compilation, 1980.
MSU Archives Collection 1335



Parsons, James D. "I Tell You It Seems Like War", Compilation, 1980. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1335. 1 volume, 331 pages.

Abstract:

This collection consists of one volume of letters transcribed by James D. Parsons. The letters were written by Edgar Van Buren Dickey during his time in the Civil War (1861 - 1865). Included in these letters are official correspondence to Dickey, who was an enlisted man from Minnesota, and his personal letters home. His letters home cover topic such as the terrain being covered, conditions in the camps, and information about his family at home. The letters were transcribed as a project in Experimental Studies at Mankato State University in 1980.

Restrictions:

There are no restrictions on use of this collection for research purposes. The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property and libel laws as they apply.

Collection Citation:

Parsons, James D. "I Tell You It Seems Like War", Compilation, 1980. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1335, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Acquisition:

James D. Parsons donated this collection in August 1980.

Processed By:

Karyn Nester processed this collection in April 1988. Finding aid revised by Robert Russell January 2001.

Related Collections:

It has been determined that there are no similar manuscript collections about "I Tell You It Seems Like War" or James D. Parsons available elsewhere.

LCSH Subject Headings:

Parsons, James D.
Dickey, Edgar Van Buren.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865-Minnesota Participants.