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The Letters of Felix Voltz, MS 93-021

Welcome to the letters of Felix Voltz, a drummer boy in the 187th New York Volunteer Regiment during the Civil War. His letters to his family describe the rigors of Army life from February - June 1865. His family lived in Buffalo, New York and were upset with his enlistment. Transcriptions of his letters are provided. This collection is held in the Special Collections Department of the University Libraries at Virginia Tech.


Click on the link to see the corresponding letter.

  • Feb 5, 1865
    A.W. Voltz to John Voltz, letter also contains Felix Voltz's letter to parents and sister Barbara, dated Jan 30, 1865
  • Feb 10, 1865
    John S. Voltz to brother and Felix Voltz to brother and parents
  • Feb 22, 1865
    Felix Voltz to parents, brothers and sisters
  • March 3, 1865
    Felix Voltz to parents, brothers and sisters
  • May 20, 1865
    Felix Voltz to brothers
  • June 2, 1865
    Felix Voltz to brothers and sisters

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