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Civil War Materials in the WCSU Archives

Horace Purdy Letters

This Civil War exhibit explores the collection of documents, literature, and pictures of the Civil War within the Western Connecticut State University's Archive collection. Documents include letters from soldiers that were sent to their families and personal accounts of the war. The WCSU Archive collection also contains a wide variety of literature of the Civil War such as woman authors, post-War, and personal narratives. Each piece of literature gives readers a different perspective of the war. The collection also has pictures of soldiers and families of the Civil War. The WCSU Archive collection has a range of artifacts that give different meanings of the Civil War.