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Charles H. Roney Civil War Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3775

Two letters from Sgt. Charles H. Roney of the Union Army to his parents, written on April 13, 1862, and June 30, 1862. He tells his parents of his company's plans to capture the Cumberland Gap and of his pay that he intends on sending home to them.

Dates

  • 1862 April 13, June 30

Language

The material in this collection is in English.

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Conditions Governing Use

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Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

Two letters from Sgt. Charles H. Roney of the Union Army to his parents, written on April 13, 1862, and June 30, 1862. He tells his parents of his company's plans to capture the Cumberland Gap and of his pay that he intends on sending home to them.

Biographical/Historical Note

Charles H. Roney (1841-1917), enlisted in the Union army on September 13, 1861 as a first sergeant. He was mustered into D Co. of the OH 16th Infantry on this date as well. He mustered out on October 31, 1864. Charles was the son of Peter A. Roney (1814-1864) and Elizabeth A. Comer (1815-1881) of Muckingum County, Ohio.

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
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