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Welcome to the Booth Library manuscript index. 

The manuscript index contains links to finding aids for the collections of the Booth Library.  Each finding aid has a description of that collection along with a listing of the items within that collection.  The Booth Library staff and volunteers are updating the index daily in order to make your research experience more productive.

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Collection TitleCL 105 Personius Brothers LettersCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByHeather Wade, Kimberly Richards
Date Completed:2002/ May 25, 2007
Extent1 linear foot
Date Span1861-1865
Abstract

The Personius Brothers Letters, is a collection of letters written by Captain Walker V., Charles W. and Daniel V. Personius.  The brothers all served with Company G of the 50th New York Engineers.  Most letters have their original envelopes included in the folder.  The Booth Library purchased the first set of 74 letters in December 2002.  In March of 2007, the Booth Library purchased 54 more letters.  Letters written by Charles Personius encompass the bulk of the collection with 87, Walker's letters total 32 and Daniel letters total 13.



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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Dated February 16, 1865 from Private Daniel V. Personius stationed at Camp near Poplar Grove Church VA to his parents.LetterA76
Dated February 24, 1865 from Private Daniel V. Personius stationed at Camp near Poplar Grove Church VA to his parents.LetterA77
Dated March 26, 1865 from Private Daniel V. Personius stationed at Camp near Poplar Grove Church VA to his parents.LetterA78
Vital information concerning members of the Personius family mentioned in the letters of the Personius brothers, compiled by Salvatore Pelonera.DocumentsA79
Letter from Capt. Walker Personius, stationed at Camp Lesley, Elmira, NY, September 15, 1861 to his parents.LetterB01
Letter from Capt. Walker Personius, stationed at Harpers Ferry December 24, 1862 to his mother.LetterB02
Letter from Capt. Walker Personius, stationed at Frederick Junction, June 22, 1863 to his wife and parents.LetterB03
Letter from Capt. Walker Personius, stationed at Engineer Depot, D.C. March 31, 1864 to his parents.LetterB04
Letter from Capt. Walker Personius, stationed at Millford Station, VA, May 23, 1864 to his wife and parents.LetterB05
Letter from Capt. Walker Personius, stationed at Hd Qrs Detachment Harpers Ferry, February 1, 1865 to his parents.LetterB06
Letter from Charles Personius, stationed at Elmira, September 17, 1862 to his relatives.LetterB07
Letter from Charles Personius, stationed at Elmira, September 25, 1862 to his parents.LetterB08
Letter from Charles Personius, stationed at Harpers Ferry December 19, 1862 to his parents.LetterB09
Letter from Charles Personius, stationed at Harpers Ferry December 25, 1862 to his mother.LetterB10
Letter from Charles Personius, stationed at Harpers Ferry VA January 14, 1863 to his parents.LetterB11
Letter from Charles Personius, stationed at Harpers Ferry VA January 19, 1863 to his parents.LetterB12
Letter from Charles Personius, stationed at Harpers Ferry VA February 3, 1863 to his parents.LetterB13
Letter from Charles Personius, stationed at Harpers Ferry VA February 18, 1863 to his parents.LetterB14
Letter from Charles Personius, stationed at Camp Carroll MD, April 9, 1863 to his parents.LetterB15
Letter from Charles Personius, stationed at Camp Carroll MD, April 29, 1863 to his parents.LetterB16
Letter from Charles Personius, stationed at Camp Carroll MD, May 8, 1863 to his parents.LetterB17
Letter from Charles Personius, stationed at Camp Carroll MD, May 11, 1863 to his parents.LetterB18
Letter from Charles Personius, stationed at Williamsport MD, June 1, 1863 to his parents.LetterB19
Letter from Charles Personius, stationed at Williamsport MD, June 3, 1863 to his parents.LetterB20
Letter from Charles Personius, stationed at Williamsport MD, June 10, 1863 to his parents.LetterB21
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