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Guide to the Marie Giles letter MSS.0569

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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 2008

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-04-17T09:20-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

April 2013
Collection Title:

Marie Giles letter

Unit ID:

MSS.0569

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.05 Linear feet (1 item)

Dates:

1864 August 8

Abstract:

Letter dated 8 August 1864 to her cousin, a soldier in the Confederate Army, discussing interruptions in railroad service, provisions for the army, and poor people at home.

creator

Giles, Marie

Preferred Citation:

Marie Giles letter, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains a letter dated 8 August 1864 from Marie GIles to her cousin, a soldier in the Confederate Army. In it she tells him about interruptions in railroad service, provisions for the army, and poor people at home.

Access Restrictions:

None

Usage Restrictions:

None

Acquisition Information:

unknown

Processing Information:

Processed by

unknown, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2013

Biographical/Historical note

Marie Giles probably lived in Mississippi in 1864.

Source(s)

Civil War (localbroad)

Community and Place (localbroad)

Daily Life and Family (localbroad)

Letters (correspondence) (aat)

United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Destruction and pillage (lcsh)

United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military personnel--Confederate (lcsh)

United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Social aspects (lcsh)

War and Military (localbroad)

Letter Box 640