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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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Letter from Charles Personius, stationed at Camp Lesley Near Navy Yard Washington DC, August 11, 1863 to his parents.LetterB22
Letter from Charles Personius, stationed at Head Quarters Washington DC, November 7, 1863 to his parents.LetterB23
Letter from Charles Personius, stationed at Encampment at the foot of Sixth Street Washington, November 29, 1863 to his parents.LetterB24
Letter from Charles Personius, stationed at Camp Near Navy Yard Washington DC, December 7, 1863 to his parents.LetterB25
Letter from Charles Personius, stationed at Camp Near Navy Yard Washington DC, December 19, 1863 to his brother.LetterB26
Letter from Charles Personius, stationed at Camp Near Navy Yard Washington DC, December 27, 1863 to his parents.LetterB27
Letter from Charles Personius, stationed at Camp of the 50th NY Engineers, Washington DC, January 15, 1864 to his parents.LetterB28
Letter from Charles Personius, stationed at Camp of the 50th NY Engineers, Washington DC, February 15, 1864 to his parents.LetterB29
Letter from Charles Personius, stationed at Camp of the 50th NY Engineers, Washington DC, February 25, 1864 to his parents.LetterB30
Letter from Charles Personius, stationed at Camp of the 50th NY Engineers, Washington DC, March 7, 1864 to his parents.LetterB31
Letter from Charles Personius, stationed at Camp of Near Rappahannock Station VA, April 6, 1864 to his parents.LetterB32
Letter from Charles Personius, stationed at Camp of Near Rappahannock Station VA, April 14, 1864 to his parents.LetterB33
Letter from Charles Personius, stationed at Camp in the woods 12 miles from Richmond VA, June 10, 1864 to his parents.LetterB34
Letter from Charles Personius, no location given, June 18, 1864 to his parents.LetterB35
Letter from Charles Personius, stationed at Camp Near Petersburg, VA, July 18, 1864 to his parents.LetterB36
Letter from Charles Personius, stationed at Camp Near Petersburg, VA, July 24, 1864 to his parents.LetterB37
Letter from Charles Personius, stationed at Camp Near City Point, VA, August 8, 1864 to his parents.LetterB38
Letter from Charles Personius, stationed at Camp Near Petersburg, VA, November 7, 1864 to his parents.LetterB39
Letter from Charles Personius, stationed at Camp Near Poplar Grove Church, VA, November 18, 1864 to his parents.LetterB40
Letter from Charles Personius, stationed at Camp Near Poplar Grove Church, VA, January 15, 1865 to his parents.LetterB41
Letter from Charles Personius, stationed at Camp Near Poplar Grove Church, VA, February 17, 1865 to his parents.LetterB42
Letter from Charles Personius, stationed at Camp Near Poplar Grove Church, VA, February 1, 1865 to his parents.LetterB43
Letter from Charles Personius, stationed at Camp Near Poplar Grove Church, VA, March 16, 1865 to his parents.LetterB44
Letter from Charles Personius, stationed at Camp Near Burksville along the Rail Road 53 miles from Richmond and 52 miles from Petersburg, VA, April 12, 1865 to his parents.LetterB45
Letter from Charles Personius, stationed at Camp Carroll MD, April 20, 1865 to his parents.LetterB46
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