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Civil War Letters

Letters Received from Districts in the Southern Division, 1863-1865

NARA Record Group 110. Records of the Provost Marshal General’s Bureau (Civil War)
Inventory Entry Number: 1366

The entries include the district name, the letter’s sender and receiver, its subject, date and comments.

To find out what information may be available, and how to obtain it, contact:

National Archives at New York
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New York, NY 10004
Phone: 212-401-1620
Fax: 212-401-1638

This database contains an index to letters sent during the Civil War, generally between Union officers.

Below you can search for the names of the writer and recipient, date, receiving Federal district, or the letter’s content.

NOTE: Words to Search for can be surnames, ship names, or any other words. Individual words can be partial words ending with an * (asterisk) as a wildcard. It will NOT work if the asterisk begins a word, only if it’s at the end of one. A phrase can be something like “The following men” or “Number of men”.

Please note: this search may take 30-60 seconds to conclude depending upon your results.