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Guide to "The Year of Secession, 1861" Civil War Letters collection MSS.0305

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

February 2009

Creation:

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Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

December 2012
Collection Title:

The Year of Secession, 1861 Civil War letter collection

Unit ID:

MSS.0305

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.05 Linear feet (16 items; photocopies)

Dates:

1861

Abstract:

Photocopies of sixteen letters written during the first year of the Civil War, and includes letters from William J. Hardee, Joseph E. Johnston, and Robert A. Toombs among others

creator

Brown, Joseph E., (Joseph Emerson), 1821-1894

creator

Browne, William M., (William Montague), 1823-1883

creator

Cole, Archie H.

creator

Ellis, John Willis, 1820-1861

creator

Floyd, John B., (John Buchanan), 1806-1863

creator

Hardee, William Joseph, 1815-1873

creator

Johnston, Joseph E. (Joseph Eggleston), 1807-1891

creator

Mallory, Stephen R., (Stephen Russell), 1813-1873

creator

Memminger, C. G., (Christopher Gustavus), 1803-1888

creator

Smith, Gustavus Woodson, 1822-1896

creator

Toombs, Robert Augustus, 1810-1885

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains photocopies of sixteen letters written during the first year of the Civil War, and includes letters from William J. Hardee, Joseph E. Johnston, and Robert A. Toombs, among several others. Many of the letters have been transcribed and are attached.

Preferred Citation:

The Year of Secession, 1861 Civil War letter collection, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Acquisition Information:

unknown

Access Restrictions:

None

Usage Restrictions:

None

Processing Information:

Processed by

A. Gilbert, 2009; updated by Martha Bace, 2012

Source(s)

Civil War (localbroad)

Letters (correspondence) (aat)

United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives (lcsh)

Letters Box 284