Robert Allen Papers,1861-1863

Descriptive Summary

Title
Robert Allen Papers,1861-1863
Creator
Allen, Robert
Extent
7 items
Subjects
Cox, Jacob D. (Jacob Dolson), 1828-1900.
Dumont, Ebenezer, 1814-1871.
United States.-- Army-- Military life.
Letterheads-- United States.
Kentucky-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Tennessee-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States-- History-- Civil War, 1816-1865.
United States-- History-- Civil War, 1816-1865-- Casualties (Statistics, etc.)
United States-- History-- Civil War, 1816-1865-- Economic conditions.
United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Hospitals.
United States-- History-- Civil War, 1816-1865-- Personal narratives.
United States-- History-- Civil War, 1816-1865-- Transportation.
Virginia-- History-- Civil War, 1816-1865.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Robert Allen was a Union soldier from Ohio. Correspondence from Allen a Union soldier, back to his family in Ohio as he moves through Va. and Tenn. and later spends time in a Covington, Ky. hospital; he discusses soldier's life, casualties, repairing railroad lines, and leaders such as Generals Jacob Cox and Ebenezer Dumont; an undated letter from Rev. J.S. Landis announces death. Finding aids available in repository