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George L. Reis Civil War Transcripts

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0562

This collection consists of 28 transcripts from George L. Reis to his family and friends back home. The transcripts discuss the everyday life a soldier during the Civil War. Reis served in Company "C" 105th Volunteers from August 1862-June 1865. Topics covered in his letters include desertion, battle maneuvers, as well as affairs at home.

Dates

  • 1862 October 28-1865 June 1

Language

The material in this collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection consists of 28 transcripts from George L. Reis to his family and friends back home. The transcripts discuss the everyday life a soldier during the Civil War.

Biographical/Historical Note

George L. Reis was born in 1846. Reis served in Company "C" 105th Volunteers from August 1862-June 1865. He died in 1933.

Acquisition Note

This collection was donated to Special Collections in 1970 by Dr. Stanley J. Folmsbee.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480