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The Charles K. Macniff Papers digital collection contains letters written by Macniff to his sisters and other family members while he was a corporal in Company B, 20th Regiment New York State Volunteers. They were written while he was fighting in Northern Virginia and surrounding areas during the years 1861-1864. There are other letters in the collection written by family members or friends of Macniff during this same time period. These letters describe the daily life of a Union soldier during the U.S. Civil War.
Finding Aid to the Charles K. Macniff Papers