Samuel B. Eagleson Civil War Letters | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center
Extent: 1.0 Folders
Predominant Dates: May-August 1864
Scope and Contents: Twenty-two letters and five letter fragments exchanged between Samuel B. and Mary Ann (Molly) Eagleson, from May through August 1864. One letter to Molly from her brother Oregon C. Pursel, serving with Samuel in the 149th Ohio Infantry. Most of the letters written from Deal Island on Maryland's eastern shore, where the 149th was stationed.