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Letter from Benjamin Stover to Anna Wilcox

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Stover, Benjamin


Benjamin Stover writes to his niece Anna Wilcox from Delaware in 1868. Stover writes about his travels through Maryland, Washington (D.C.) and Virginia. He comments on life after the war, describes ruins, and battle sites. Original format: 1 sheet, 25 x 40 cm, folded to 20 x 25 cm, and 1 envelope, 9 x 15 cm.





Anna E. Wilcox Civil War Collection
Binghamton University Libraries’ Civil War Collections


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The collection consists of 45 letters on 44 sheets, 8 photographs, 4 unassociated envelopes, and ancillary materials. Most of the letters were written between October 16, 1862 and August 10, 1865. Ancillary materials include the "scope and content" note, the "finding aid", and the "transcription note". Also, the ancillary… More

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Stover, Benjamin , “Letter from Benjamin Stover to Anna Wilcox,” Digital Collections, accessed May 28, 2024,