David Coon Papers, 1864
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Brief Description: The David Coon Papers consist of photocopied letters that were typewritten from the originals. The letters were sent to Coon's wife and children describing his first day of enlistment and subsequent events. Coon wrote about the physical examinations, camplife, the daily activities of the regiment, preparations for battles and dissatisfaction with a colonel. Also included are concerns about money and suggestions to his wife on how to handle the family farm in his absence.
Held at:
Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections
Chester Fritz Library
3051 University Ave Stop 9000
Grand Forks, ND 58202 9000
Phone: 701-777-4625
Fax: 701-777-3319
Email: und.archives [at] library.und.edu
Record Series Number: OGLMC/1029
Created by: Coon, David (1822-1864)
Volume: 0.25 Linear Feet
Acquired: 00/00/1985.
Arrangement: Chronological, from February 28 to August 27, 1864
Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.
Subject Index
Military History - Civil War
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Acquisition Notes: Mrs. E.D. Coon, Grand Forks, North Dakota  Donation; 85-1396
Other Formats: The collection was loaned for duplication by Mrs. E. D. Coon of Grand Forks, North Dakota.
PreferredCitation: (Description of Item) David Coon Papers. OGLMC 1029. Box #, Folder #. Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections. Chester Fritz Library. University of North Dakota, Grand Forks.
Finding Aid Revisions: Finding aid added to Archon in November 2012.