Matlack family letters to Samuel J. Matlack


Creator: Matlack family
Date(s): 1862-1865
Call Number: MSS 0099, F0916
Language: Materials entirely in English.
Abstract: This collection consists of seventeen letters written by members of the Matlack family in Philadelphia to Samuel J. Matlack while he was serving in the Union Navy aboard the USSWissahickon, a gunboat in the blockading squadron off the coast of South Carolina, during the American Civil War, from 1862-1865.
Physical Description: 17 items
Source: Gift of the Moyerman family, 1972.
Processing: Processed and encoded by Alexander Clark Johnston, February 2012. Further encoded by George Apodaca, October 2015. Finding aid prepared using Describing Archives: A Content Standard