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Beach Family Papers

Beach Family Papers

Collection Number: 
2
Collection Length: 
0.50ft
Period: 
1861 to 1864
Finding Aid: 

Alvah and Enos Beach of Russell, NY, and their brother-in-law David Robinson fought on the Union side in the Civil War. The collection consists chiefly of letters written by Alvah and Enos Beach of Russell, N.Y., while they were in the Union Army during the Civil War. The collection also includes two photos of Alvah Beach and some material relating to David Robinson, including letters concerning his death in the Battle of Antietam. The collection was donated to St. Lawrence University by Atwood Manley