Joseph Fauber Shaner Correspondence
Scope and Contents
The collection consists mainly of photocopies of American Civil War letters written to and from Joseph Shaner and his family. It also includes a portion of Shaner's 1862 diary, his service records, one photograph, obituaries, history, reminiscences, and genealogies (1754-1978) pertaining to the Shaner family and other Rockbridge County families.
- Creation: 1861 - 1865
- Shaner, Joseph Fauber (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Joseph Shaner was a Lexington, Virginia businessman who served in the Rockbridge Artillery during the American Civil War as a private from 1861-1865.
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Existence and Location of Originals
Many of the letters in this collection are photocopies. Originals belong to Joel C. Shaner, the town of Pocahontas, Iowa, and Ethel Shaw.
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