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Simon R. Bowermeister letters to Harriet A. McConnell, 1863

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Bowermeister, Simon R.
Title
Simon R. Bowermeister letters to Harriet A. McConnell
Dates
1863
Quantity
0.025 linear feet, (1 folder)
Collection Number
A 173
Summary
Simon R. Bowermeister was an enlisted man who served in Company D., 3d Regiment, Virginia Mounted Riflemen during the American Civil War. Bowermeister died in a Confederate prison in 1864. The collection (1863) contains letters written to Harriet A. McConnell describing a soldier's life.
Repository
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SPC, 1299
University of Oregon
Eugene OR
97403-1299
Telephone: 541-346-3068
Fax: 541-346-3485
spcarref@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions
Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.
Languages
English

Historical NoteReturn to Top

Simon R. Bowermeister was an enlisted man who served in Company D., 3d Regiment, Virginia Mounted Riflemen during the American Civil War. He wrote letters to Harriet A. McConnell from Beverly and New Creek, West Virginia. Bowermeister died in a Confederate prison in 1864.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection (1863) contains letters written to Harriet A. McConnell describing a soldier's life.

There are twenty-six letters, and most were sent from Beverly and New Creek, West Virginia. The letters describe what soldiering is like.

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Restrictions on Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections & University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Archival material may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal and/or state right to privacy laws and other regulations.

Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g. a cause of action for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Oregon assumes no responsibility.

If a researcher finds sensitive personal information in a collection, please bring it to the attention of the reading room staff.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Simon R. Bowermeister letters to Harriet A. McConnell, A 173, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

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