Guide to the Papers of Leander Harris, 1861 - 1865Manuscript MS-922

Introduction to the Collection

The Letters of Leander Harris are comprised of letters and letter fragments written primarily during Harris' service in the Union Army during the Civil War, mostly between Harris and his wife Emily (Emmy), as well as assorted correspondence with friends and family. The letters document genuine sentiment between husband and wife, as well as regular correspondence during the Civil War. The majority of the letters contained within fall between the years of 1861 and 1865.

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