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Sgt. Charles H. Roney Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3816

One letter with envelope written by Sgt. Charles H. Roney on June 25, 1862 to his parents. He talks about living in the military and getting ill as well as fortifying Cumberland Gap. He talks about the capturing of a "Secesh" (Secessionist) flag and about people from home.

Dates

  • 1862 June 25

Language

The material in this collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

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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

One letter with envelope written by Sgt. Charles H. Roney on June 25, 1862 to his parents. He talks about living in the military and getting ill as well as fortifying Cumberland Gap. He talks about the capturing of a "Secesh" (Secessionist) flag and about people from home.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sgt. Charles H. Roney was born in 1841. He started serving in the Army in 1861 in a three month unit. He later enlisted in Co. D, 16th Ohio Infantry for three years. He began as a sergeant in September 1861 until he was promoted to 1st Sergeant in January 1863. He remained in his company until October 31, 1864. He died in 1917. Charles was the son of Peter A. Roney (1814-1864) and Elizabeth A. Comer (1815-1881) of Muckingum County, Ohio.

Related Archival Materials

Interested researchers may wish to consult MS.3775, Charles H. Roney Civil War Letters.

Repository Details

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

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