Letter from Dunban to parents, from Pittsburgh, Penn., May 22, 1865
Dunban, John R.
DateMay 22, 1865
4 page handwritten letter on one leaf
John R. Dunban was a private in the Union Army during the U.S. Civil War. He served in the 77th Regiment of the Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, 1st Division, 4th Corps, which was involved in the Battle of Shiloh in 1862 and the Siege of Atlanta, Georgia in 1864. Dunban was stationed in Blue Springs, Strawberry Plains, and Nashville, Tennessee; New Orleans, Louisiana; and Victoria, Texas. This letter is part of a collection which consists of letters to family written by Private John R. Dunban from 1864 to 1865 while serving in the Union Army during the U.S. Civil War.