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Collection Number: 05303-z

Collection Title: Albert Barner Letters, 1864-1865

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Size 13 items
Abstract Albert Barner served in Battery D of the 1st New York Light Artillery Regiment and Company E, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division of the 175th New York Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. He was honorably discharged and mustered out on 30 June 1865 at Savannah, Ga. The collection consists of 13 letters written by Albert Barner, 11 September 1864-8 July 1865, most of which are addressed to his parents. In the letters, Barner discussed troop movements, the process of waiting to be discharged, his plans for work after the war, and other topics regarding daily military life.
Creator Barner, Albert, b. 1838.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Albert Barner Letters #5303-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Purchased from B & L Rootenberg, November 2006 (Acc. 100551).
Sensitive Materials Statement
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Albert Barner, born 29 June 1838, fought for the United States during the Civil War, serving in Battery D of the 1st New York Light Artillery Regiment and Company E, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division of the 175th New York Infantry Regiment. He was honorably discharged and mustered out on 30 June 1865 at Savannah, Ga.

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The collection consists of 13 letters written by Albert Barner, 11 September 1864-8 July 1865, with the 175th New York Infantry Regiment or the 1st New York Light Artillery of the United States Army, most of which are addressed to his parents. In the letters, Barner discussed troop movements, the process of waiting to be discharged, his plans for work after the Civil War, and other topics regarding daily military life.

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Contents list

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Processing Information

Processed by: Margaret Dickson, June 2007

Encoded by: Margaret Dickson, June 2007

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