Benjamin B. Brock Papers
c.00239

Summary Information

Repository
Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Creator
Brock, Benjamin B.
Title
Benjamin B. Brock papers
ID
c.00239
Date [inclusive]
1861-1865
Extent
0.1 Cubic feet , 1 folder
Language
English

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: "Item title, Collection title, Collection Identifier, Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections, East Lansing,Michigan".

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Scope and Contents note

The bulk of this collection consists of Civil War letters from Benjamin B. Brock of the 26th Michigan Infantry to his family. Brock fought in the eastern theater and was wounded at Spottsylvania, but later returned to his regiment. His letters describe his experiences but are generally concerned with home matters. He frequently expressed his dissatisfaction with the army and especially with a war to free slaves. The civil ware related letters have been transcribed, scanned and placed online at http://civilwar.archives.msu.edu/collection/7-1C-51/brock/.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections October 1964

Conrad Hall
888 Wilson Road, Room 101
East Lansing , MI, 48824
517-355-2330
archives@msu.edu

Revision Description

  March 2000

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University Property Rights: Michigan State University

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Custodial History

Gift of Chamberlain Memorial Museum, date unknown. Transferred by Michigan State University Museum

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Chamberlain Memorial Museum.
  • United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 26th (1862-1865).

Geographic Name(s)

  • Ingham County (Mich.)
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects

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Collection Inventory

Folder

Correspondence 1861-1865 

1