Homer Curtis to Lucy, Bridgeport, Conn., August 18, 1870 - October 17, 1870
Scope and Contents
The Curtis papers include about 275 letters written between Homer and his family in Connecticut and Illinois. Approximately 60% of the correspondence is from Homer to his mother and sisters. He writes extensively of camp life, politics, the progress of the war, and difficulties at home. The letters from home provide an intimate portrait of everyday struggles and engagement with the larger news of the day in the 1860s.
- August 18, 1870 - October 17, 1870
Conditions Governing Access
Collection open for research.
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English