Letter, Edwin Stone to his brother Persley Stone, November 11, 1861 (Ms2018-028)

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Title

Letter, Edwin Stone to his brother Persley Stone, November 11, 1861 (Ms2018-028)

Subject

Description

Letter written by sailor Edwin C. Stone aboard the U.S.S. Minnesota, November 11, 1861 to his brother Persley Stone. Majority of letter is advice from Edwin to Persley on how to behave at his new job. Letter also contains a run in between the Minnisoate and an "infernal machine," and the threat of the Merrimac attacking.

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Date

Rights

Permission to publish material from Edwin C. Stone Letter must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Format

Letters

Language

English

Identifier

Ms2018_028_StoneEdwinC_Letter_1861_1111

Bibliographic Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Edwin C. Stone Letter, Ms2018-028, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Rights Holder

Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Citation

Stone, Edwin C., “Letter, Edwin Stone to his brother Persley Stone, November 11, 1861 (Ms2018-028),” VT Special Collections Online, accessed March 21, 2019, http://digitalsc.lib.vt.edu/AmericanCivilWar/Ms2018_028_StoneEdwinC_Letter_1861_1111.