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Ely family letters,

Title
Ely family letters, 1862-1864.
Author
Ely family.
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Additional Authors
  • Ely, Charles W., A.M.
  • Ely, Edgar S.
  • Ely, Emily S., 1848-1865.
  • Fowler, Elizabeth Ely, 1834-1887.
Description
.4 linear foot (1 box).
Summary
The Ely family letters consist of fifty-seven letters to Elizabeth Ely Fowler (1834-1887) from her brothers Edgar and Charles, and her sister Emily (1848-1865).
Subjects
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Additional Formats (note)
  • Typed transcripts of the letters are included in the collection.
Location of Other Archival Materials (note)
  • Related collections include the Edgar S. Ely Papers, Pearce Civil War Collection, Navarro College, Corsicana, TX.
Biography (note)
  • Edgar, Charles and Emily ("Emilie") Ely were three of the children of Elias S. (1809-1888) and Hester M. (1812-1881) Ely of Madison, Conn. Three sons served as Union soldiers during the American Civil War. Edgar (1837-1896) served in the 14th Connecticut Infantry, Charles (1839-1912) served in the 27th Connecticut Infantry, and Willoughby (1841-1882) served in the 10th Connecticut Infantry.
Call Number
MssCol 6159
Author
Ely family.
Title
Ely family letters, 1862-1864.
Additional Formats
Typed transcripts of the letters are included in the collection.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at division indicated.
Biography
Edgar, Charles and Emily ("Emilie") Ely were three of the children of Elias S. (1809-1888) and Hester M. (1812-1881) Ely of Madison, Conn. Three sons served as Union soldiers during the American Civil War. Edgar (1837-1896) served in the 14th Connecticut Infantry, Charles (1839-1912) served in the 27th Connecticut Infantry, and Willoughby (1841-1882) served in the 10th Connecticut Infantry.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Related collections include the Edgar S. Ely Papers, Pearce Civil War Collection, Navarro College, Corsicana, TX.
Finding Aids
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Occupation
Soldiers.
Added Author
Ely, Charles W., A.M.
Ely, Edgar S.
Ely, Emily S., 1848-1865.
Fowler, Elizabeth Ely, 1834-1887. Addressee
Research Call Number
MssCol 6159
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