John Garbutt Letters,1862-1865

Descriptive Summary

Title
John Garbutt Letters,1862-1865
Creator
Garbutt, John
Extent
32 items
Subjects
Fort Riley (Kan.)-- History-- Sources.
McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1826-1885.
United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Hospitals-- Sources.
United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Regimental histories.
United States.-- Army.-- Wisconsin Infantry Regiment, 37th (1864 -1865)-- History-- Sources.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Union soldier. Collection of John Garbutt's letters (he signed his brother George's name to several of the letters) to his family discussing his experiences in the 37th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment. He describes camp life and conditions from several locations in Kan., Ky., Tenn., and Ala. He also discusses a hospital train at Louisville