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George Laubach Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2160

This collection contains a letter, dated April 5, 1865 from Spring Camp close to Knoxville, Tenn., from George Laubach of the 10th Michigan Cavalry to Mariette Hutchins in Michigan. Laubach discusses news from home, including that he heard Mariette had taken a teaching position. He also describes his surroundings along the Holsten River at Spring Camp, Tennessee. He writes that soldiering agrees with him. He adds that he has not seen a Tennessee Woman yet that can talk plain as a child 4 months old they don't appear to know anything and you may rely upon it that I for one don't fall in love with a Tennessee Woman.

Collection also contains a copy of a sepia photograph and a partial transcript.

Dates

  • 1865 April 5

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 contains a letter, dated April 5, 1865 from Spring Camp close to Knoxville, Tenn., from George Laubach of the 10th Michigan Cavalry to Mariette Hutchins in Michigan. Laubach discusses news from home and describes his surroundings in East Tennessee.

Biographical/Historical Note

George Laubach - also known in official records as George Lawbeck - served as a private in the 10th Michigan Cavalry Regiment, Company I.

Arrangement

Collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

Collection was purchased by Special Collections in October 2003.

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