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Martin H. Burge Civil War Collection
GC 1245  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Martin H. Burge Civil War Collection
    Dates: 1861-1969
    Collection Number: GC 1245
    Creator/Collector:
    Extent: (Boxes: 5x7 housed in letter; ½ legal; 1 ov)
    Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
    Abstract: Soldiers' letters; postmarks and postal covers; Confederate almanac; and veterans' scrapbook.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Research is by appointment only

    Publication Rights

    Permission to publish, quote or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder

    Preferred Citation

    Martin H. Burge Civil War Collection. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Soldiers' letters; postmarks and postal covers; Confederate almanac; and veterans' scrapbook. Letters from sites including Elk River Bridge, Tennessee (1865); a letter by a woman who accompanied her medical officer husband (1864); a series of letters by Norman Allen to his wife and family (1864-65); postmarks; Confederate Army almanac (1864); patriotic envelopes unused, circa 1861-1865 in variations of patriotic, political and comic themes; scrapbook mostly of newspaper clippings pertaining to the Gettysburg Reunion of 1938 with later items through 1969.