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Guide to the H. C. Harris letter MSS.0639

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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

December 2009

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2009-12-02T14:37-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

H. C. Harris letter

Unit ID:

MSS.0639

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (2 items, 4 pieces ; original and photocopy)

Dates:

1862 November 2

Abstract:

A letter dated 2 November 1862, from Camp Forney, near Mobile, to "Dear Sister" in Livingston, Alabama. It discusses the weather and going into winter quarters, decries the army, and expresses Harris's wish for a substitute to take his place in the army during the Civil War.

Preferred Citation:

H. C. Harris letter, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Scope and Contents note

A letter dated 2 November 1862, from Camp Forney, near Mobile, to "Dear Sister" in Livingston, Alabama. It discusses the weather and going into winter quarters, decries the army, and expresses Harris's wish for a substitute to take his place in the army during the Civil War.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Jessica Cook, 1987?

H.C. Harris letter Box 2960 Folder 11

Letter from H. C. Harris, Camp Forney, Alabama, to sister, November 2, 1862 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/495