Nancy B. Harbin Letter, 1862 (Ms2010-013)

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Nancy B. Harbin Letter, 1862 (Ms2010-013)


The collection consists of a letter written by Nancy B. Harbin to her sons, Jack and John Harbin. The letter details a mother's concern for the well-being and safety of her three enlisted sons, Jack, John, and Edward Harbin. Nancy Harbin relates the news from home, including updates on the well-being of family and friends in Mississippi during the first year of the Civil War.




Bibliographic Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Nancy B. Harbin Letter, Ms2010-013, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Rights Holder

Special Collections, Virginia Tech


Harbin, Nancy B., “Nancy B. Harbin Letter, 1862 (Ms2010-013),” VT Special Collections and University Archives Online, accessed February 24, 2024,