Martin H. Burge Civil War Collection
Title: Martin H. Burge Civil War Collection
Collection Number: GC 1245
Extent: (Boxes: 5x7 housed in letter; ½ legal; 1 ov)
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
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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.