The Olive Tree Genealogy Newsletter --- helping you find the roots
and branches of your family tree.
V. 1 # 18 Civil War Updates
I've been working hard on all my Civil War pages on my sites.
I have updated my American Civil War pages on Olive Tree Genealogy at
The Civil War
section of Olive Tree Genealogy is a link collection and I have tried
to make it a comprehensive set of links for researchers.
Canadians also fought in the Civil War, and on The Canadian Military
Heritage Project pages you will find information on Canadian
Following is a list of American Civil War Letters I currently have
online on Past Voices: Letters Home. I have over 30 Civil War letters
that I have yet to transcribe and put online, so watch this site
carefully in the next few months!
Stop by, spend a few moments reading these great pieces of history
and hopefully find an ancestor or two!
Baker, Neil. Sgt. in 50th N.C. Infantry. Letter to Sarah Jane, 1863
Graham, William to Winnie Blount, North Carolina 1863
Mason, John H., 52 NC Inf. to brother from camp in VA 1862
Bidwell, Lucius E. 14th CT Inf to his mother 7 Feb 1864
Carter, James in Pembroke Maine to his sister Annie (Mrs. Grenville
Redding) September 13, 1864
Case, Lester in Tennessee to his sister Sarah (Mrs. Charles Davis) of
OH May 16 1863 http://pastvoices.com/usa/case18631605.shtml
Curwin, Joseph 126th PA Inf in VA to sister Mary 10 Nov. 1862
Davis, Stanley Lt. Civil War Co. D. MI, from Camp Decatur, Alabama
Figures, Henry S. 48th AL to his father 9 May1861
Maxwell, James. 127th IL, letter to his brother 1863
Overman, Oscar, 103rd IL Inf. From Steamer Rocket to Emma Wadsworth
Miller, Johnson, Crpl 40th Reg. Iowa - collection of letters 1863
Parsons, Col. John E. from Toledo, Ohio to B. Perry, Esq. September
Pease Collection. Letters from Corp. George Pease 75th NY Reg. 1862,
Brooks, William, Co E, 161st NYVI, from Alexandria LA to his
wife 1864 http://pastvoices.com/usa/brooks64.shtml
Peckham, George Franklin Collection C Co. Wisconsin Civil War Memoirs
1906, 1910 http://pastvoices.com/usa/peckham.shtml
Eberlein Collection - 8 Civil War letters from the Eberlein
brothers George and Ferdinand to their parents in 1863.
Ferdinand was in Company C 5th Regt Minn, Volunteers. George
fought for Wisconsin. http://pastvoices.com/usa/ebertain.shtml
Stone, Arthur, Mass. Inf. Co 34 Collection of letters to his mother
1862 & 1863 http://pastvoices.com/usa/stone18623012.shtml
Civil War Letter from J. D. Williams Sept 27th, 1864
Petersburg VA To Molsey M. Williams
I hope you enjoy reading the letters on Past Voices: Letters Home
even if you don't find an ancestor! Submissions are always welcome.
The more letters online, the more chance that you will find an
To submit a letter (any letter, not just Civil War) go to