Archives at Home: Van Fleet Transcription


Today in our Archives at Home series, we bring you the Civil War letters of brothers John E. Van Fleet of Clover Hill, Hillsborough Township, Somerset County, New Jersey and James O. Van Fleet who served in the 9th New Jersey Infantry. Accompanying the letters are a photograph of Van Fleet and several documents, 1889-1891, relating to a pension, based on Van Fleet’s service, received by his mother (Ann).

This transcription was completed by Ilya Slavutskiy.

The transcription is on the page following the image. Click here to view the letters and the transcriptions:

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