Cornelius Gold Papers

Collection Metadata

Title

Cornelius Gold Papers

Subject

United States -- History -- Civil War (1861-1865) -- Sources

Description

A collection of correspondence between Cornelius Gold and his family, written between 1862 and 1866. The bulk of the correspondence is from Gold to his mother. There are also several pieces of correspondence to his brother and individual letters to other family members. This collection includes two letters from Romulus Loveridge, a lieutenant in the 3rd US Colored Infantry. The collection also contains a 62 page journal kept by Gold on his voyage from New York to Hong Kong and from Hong Kong to England in 1861-1862.

Creator

Gold, Cornelius, B., 1839-1921

Source

Cornelius Gold Papers, Linda Lear Center for Special Collections and Archives

Publisher

Linda Lear Center for Special Collections and Archives, Connecticut College